Relationship between undercooling and growth rate of Nd123/Ag in air

K. Iida, J. Yoshioka, M. Murakami

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We have investigated the effect of undercooling on the growth rate and Nd-Ba substitution for the Nd-Ba-Cu-O/Ag system in air. It was found that the growth rate along the c-axis was larger than that along the ab-axis. The range of Nd-Ba solid solution was also affected by undercooling such that Nd substitution was suppressed with large undercooling. A high Tc of around 94 K with sharp superconducting transition was achieved in the sample melt grown with large undercooling in air.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)677-680
Number of pages4
JournalPhysica C: Superconductivity and its applications
Publication statusPublished - 2001 Aug
Externally publishedYes


  • Growth rate
  • Nd123/Ag
  • Substitution
  • Top-seeded melt-growth

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Energy Engineering and Power Technology
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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