Texture formation and enhanced critical currents in YBa2Cu3O7

Malik, M. K.; Nair, V. D.; Biswas, A. R.; Raghavan, R. V.; Chaddah, P.; Mishra, P. K.; Kumar, G. Ravi; Dasannacharya, B. A.
May 1988
Applied Physics Letters;5/2/1988, Vol. 52 Issue 18, p1525
Academic Journal
We report an increase of a factor up to 5 in JC on mixing varying amounts of Ag2O with YBa2Cu3O7. The increase correlates with an increase in texture as seen by x-ray diffraction intensities. Microstructure indicates the formation of platelets with c axis normal to the platelets.


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