Volume 24, Number 12, December 1995

This Month Featuring: Proceedings of the symposium on the Synthesis, Processing and Large-Scale Applications of High-Temperature Superconductors, in addition to regular issue papers. View December 1995 Abstracts.


Foreword [p. 1765]
U. Balachandran, P.J. McGinn, and D.U. Gubser

Application of Superconducting Materials to Power Equipment [pp. 1767-1772]
J.W. Bray

On the Manufacture of Silver-Sheathed Bi-2212 High Temperature Superconducting Wires [pp. 1773-1780]
Jan Kajuch, Dah-Wei Yuan, and Michael J. Pollock

Finite Element Modeling of the Powder-in-Tube Process for Manufacture of BSCCO-2212 Superconducting Wires [pp. 1781-1787]
R. Shah, S. Tangrila, S. Rachakonda, and M. Thirukkonda

Bi-2223/Ag-Sheathed Tape Processing Studies [pp. 1789-1792]
J.O. Willis, R.D. Ray, II, D.S. Phillips, K.V. Salazar, J.F. Bingert, T.G. Holesinger, J.K. Bremser, and D.E. Peterson

Superconducting Joints for Silver-Clad BSCCO Tapes [pp. 1793-1796]
J.Y. Huang, R. Jammy, A.N. Iyer, U. Balachandran, and P. Haldar

Fabrication of Long Length Bi-2223 Superconductor Tape Using Continuous Electrophoretic Deposition on Round and Flat Substrates [pp. 1797-1800]
L.D. Woolf, T.L. Figueroa, R.A. Olstad, F.E. Elsner, and T. Ohkawa

Sandwich Rolling, Jc, and Pinning Energy in Ag-Sheathed BPSCCO Superconducting Tapes [pp. 1801-1804]
S.X. Dou, M. Ionescu, W.G. Wang, H.K. Liu, E. Babic, and I. Kusevic

Critical Current Response of BSCCO Tapes in Tension [pp. 1805-1809]
W.R. Blumenthal, R.A. Moore, J.Y. Coulter, J.F. Bingert, and K.V. Salazar

Recent Status on High Temperature Superconducting Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+x Wire Development at NYSIS: 1-90 Meter Length Jcs and 3 Meter Diameter Ring Furnace Design [pp. 1811-1815]
T. Haugan, S. Patel, M. Pitsakis, F. Wong, S.J. Chen, and D.T. Shaw

Fabrication of Ag-Sheathed Bi-2223 Tapes Using Powders Produced by Aerosol Spray Pyrolysis [pp. 1817-1820]
Yuan-Liang Wang, W. Bian, Y. Zhu, Y. Fukumoto, H.J. Wiesmann, M. Suenaga, T.R. Thurston, K. Merken, and S. Hong

Powder Processing of High Temperature Ceramic Superconductor Ti2Ba2Ca2Cu3O10 [pp. 1821-1824]
Y. Xin, B.R. Xu, W.S. He, G.F. Sun, R. Farr, D.F. Lu, K.W. Wong, and D. Knapp

The Phase Transformation of Bi-Pb-Sr-Ca-Cu-O Bulk Materials are Rapidly Melted and Solidified by a CO2 Laser [pp. 1825-1828]
C.H. Kao, H.L. Chern, and C.J. Wang

Phase Relations and Homogeneity Region of the High Temperature Superconducting Phase (Bi,Pb)2Sr2Ca2Cu3O10+d [pp. 1829-1834]
Stefanie Kaesche, Peter Majewski, and Fritz Aldinger

Effect of Lead Content on Bi-2223 Formation by a Two-Powder Process [pp. 1835-1837]
S.E. Dorris, M.A. Pitz, J.T. Dawley, and D.J. Trapp

Mechanical and AC Loss Properties in Mono-and Multi-Filamentary Bi-2223 Ag-Sheathed Tapes [pp. 1839-1842]
S. Yuhya, M. Hiraoka, T. Fukunaga, and A. Oota

Superconducting Coil Development and Motor Demonstration: Overview [pp. 1843-1850]
D.U. Gubser

Shape-Formed Ceramic Superconductors by Slip-Casting [pp. 1851-1854]
Atit Bhargava, Ian D.R. MacKinnon, Toru Yamashita, and José Alarco

2 Tesla Class Magnet Fabrication Using Bi-2212 Ag-Sheathed Tape [pp. 1855-1858]
S. Yuhya and M. Hiraoka

Hydrostatic Extrusion of BSCCO/Ag Composite Wire [pp. 1859-1863]
J.F. Bingert, B.L. Bingham, R.J. Sebring, and A.M. Kelly

Microtexture and Mesotexture in High-Jc Bi-2223 [pp. 1865-1868]
A. Goyal, E.D. Specht, D.M. Kroeger, T.A. Mason, D.J. Dingley, and G.N. Riley

Silver Alloys for High-Temperature Superconducting Wire [pp. 1869-1872]
B.N. Hubert, R. Zhou, T.G. Holesinger, W.L. Hults, A. Lacerda, A.S. Murray, R.D. Ray II, C.M. Buford, L.G. Phillips, A. Kebede, and J.L. Smith

Recent Issues in Fabrication of Ag-Clad BSCCO Superconductors [pp. 1873-1876]
A.N. Iyer, R. Jammy, U. Balachandran, M. Suenaga, and P. Haldar

Aspects of the Current Understanding of the Supercurrent Transport in (Bi,Pb)2Sr2Ca2Cu3O10 Silver-Sheathed Tapes--the "Railway-Switch" Model [pp. 1877-1881]
B. Hensel, G. Grasso, and R. Flükiger

Superconducting Magnet System Containing Bi-2212/Ag Coil Generates 21.8 T at 1.8K [pp. 1883-1886]
Hitoshi Kitaguchi, Hiroaki Kumakura, Kazumasa Togano, Tsukasa Kiyoshi, Kiyoshi Inoue, Hiroshi Maeda, Naruaki Tomita, Junichiro Kase, Eiji Yanagisawa, and Koki Kato

Explosive Consolidation of (Bi,Pb)-Sr-Ca-Cu-O Superconductor Powders [pp. 1887-1892]
H. Thomas, O.T. Inal, and U. Balachandran

Fabrication and Characterization of Bi(Pb)-Sr-Ca-Cu-O/Ag2O Superconducting Tubes [pp. 1893-1896]
C.H. Kao, L.T. Lin, Y.D. Chiu, M.J. Wang, C.L. Lin, and M.K. Wu

Effect of Ag on Processing and Properties of Bi- and Tl-Based HTSC Materials [pp. 1897-1902]
C. Park, S.T. Misture, D. Sriram, and R.L. Snyder

Processing with Colloidal Ag Particles in Hot Forged Ag-Coated BSCCO-2223 Composites [pp. 1903-1905]
Nicholas W. Medenorp, Jr., Keith J. Bowman, and Kevin P. Trumble

Process and Mechanism of Growth of YBa2Cu3O6+x Single Crystal by the Pulling Method [pp. 1907-1911]
M. Egami, Y. Yamada, Y. Namikawa, and Y. Shiohara

Process Parameters, Orientation, and Functional Properties of Melt-Proc3ssed Bulk Y-Ba-Cu-O Superconductors [pp. 1913-1917]
I.V. Zakharchenko, K.M. Terryll, K.V. Rao, and U. Balachandran

Magnetic Flux Pinning in Epitaxial YBa2Cu3O7-d Thin Films [pp. 1919-1922]
Alexana Roshko, Loren F. Goodrich, David A. Rudman, Richard Moerman, and Leila R. Vale

Melt Processing for Strong Flux Pinning in RE-Ba-Cu-O (RE: Nd,Sm,Eu,Gd) Superconductors [pp. 1923-1930]
S.I. Yoo, M. Murakami, N. Sakai, T. Ohyama, T. Higuchi, M. Watahiki, and M. Takahashi

Understanding the Phase Relations and Cation Disorder in LRE1+xBa2-xCu3O7+d [pp. 1931-1935]
R.W. McCallum, M.J. Kramer, K.W. Dennis, M. Park, H. Wu, and R. Hofer

Precipitation and Pinning in Ca and Sr-Rich High-Tc Superconducting "Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8" Ceramics [pp. 1937-1941]
Peter Majewski, Steffen Elschner, and Fritz Aldinger

Effects of Processing Variables on the Y2BaCuO5 Size and Magnetic Properties of Melt-Processed YBa2Cu3Ox [pp. 1943-1947]
H.F. Yang, C. Varanasi, and P.J. McGinn

Nd Substitution in Y/Ba Sites in Melt Processed YBa2Cu3O7-d Through Nd2O3 Additions [pp. 1949-1953]
Chakrapani Varanasi, Paul J. McGinn, Howard A. Blackstead, and David B. Pulling

Relationships Between Dislocations, Second Phases, and Pinning in Y-Ba-Cu-O [pp. 1955-1959]
E.P. Kvam, V. Pavate, C. Varanasi, and P.J. McGinn

Engineered Flux-Pinning Centers in Bi2Sr2CaCu2Ox and TlBa2Ca2Cu3Ox Superconductors [pp. 1961-1966]
K.C. Goretta, V.R. Todt, D.J. Miller, M.T. Lanagan, Y.L. Chen, U. Balachandran, J. Guo, and J.A. Lewis

Achieving Superconductivity Through Reductive Treatments of YSr2(Cu1-xFex)3Oy [pp. 1967-1969]
J.R. O'Brien, H. Oesterreicher, and R.D. Taylor

High Pressure-High Temperature Effect on the HTSC Ceramics Structure and Properties [pp. 1971-1975]
T.A. Prikhna

Superconductivity Above 100K in Compounds Containing Hg [pp. 1977-1980]
M.S. Osofsky, W.L. Lechter, L.E. Toth, E.F. Skelton, A.R. Drews, C.C. Kim, B. Das, S.B. Qadri, A.W. Webb, and R.J. Soulen, Jr.

Phase Relations in Cu-RO1.5-O (R=Ho,Er,Yb) and Gibbs Energy of Formation of Cu2R2O5 (R=Ho,Er,Yb) Between 1000 and 1325K [pp. 1981-1989]
G.M. Kale and D.J. Fray

The Use of Nanophase Powders for High Jc Superconductor Tape Production [pp. 1991-1995]
M. Muhammed, L.N. Wang, and K.V. Rao


Fabrication of Amorphous Ni-Si Films with Small Temperature Coefficient of Resistance by New Flash Evaporating Method [pp. 1997-2003]
Jun-Ichi Kodama

A Composition-Dependent Model for the Complex Dielectric Function of In1-xGaxAsyP1-y Lattice-Matched to InP [pp. 2005-2013]
Leonard I. Kamlet and Fred L. Terry, Jr.

SiO2 Gate Insulator Defects, Spatial Distributions, Densities, Types, and Sizes [pp. 2015-2023]
A. Reisman and C.K. Williams

Electron Microscope Studies of InxGa1-xAs/GaAs/Si Grown by Metalorganic Chemical Vapor Deposition [pp. 2025-2031]
K. Kamei, W.M. Stobbs, and K. Fujita

Author Index [pp. 2033-2039]
Subject Index [pp. 2041-2046]

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