High Temperature Superconductor Bulk Materials: Fundamentals, Processing, Properties Control, Application Aspects
John Wiley & Sons, May 12, 2006 - Technology & Engineering - 311 pages
With its comprehensive review of the current knowledge and the future requirements in the field, this book presents all the features of bulk high temperature superconducting materials. Starting from physical and chemical fundamentals, the authors move on to portray methods and problems of materials processing, thoroughly working out the characteristic properties of bulk superconductors in contrast to long conductors and films. They provide a wide range of specific materials characteristics with respect to the latest developments and future applications guiding from fundamentals to practical engineering examples.
The authors are all leading international specialists involved in the field of high TC superconductor bulk materials since the beginning. Of utmost interest to engineers, scientists, and PhD students working in this field.
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2 Growth and Melt Processing of YBa2Cu3O7
3 PinningRelevant Defects in Bulk YBCO
4 Properties of Bulk YBCO
5 Trapped Fields
6 Improved YBa2Cu3O7δBased Bulk Superconductors and Functional Elements
7 Alternative Systems
8 Peak Effect
9 Very High Trapped Fields in YBCO Permanent Magnets
10 Engineering Aspects Field Distribution in Bulk HTSC
11 Inherently Stable Superconducting Magnetic Bearings
12 Applications of Bulk HTSCs in Electromagnetic Energy Converters
13 Applications in Magnet Technologies and Power Supplies
List of Abbreviations
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