Superconductivity of MgB2 wires

T. R. Yang, G. Ilonca, A. V. Pop, R. Stiufiuc, O. Furdui

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A comparative study of the intergranular current and grain conductivity of superconducting polycrystalline MgB2 wires was conducted by transport and magnetic susceptibilty measurements. The bulk intergrain critical current density was determined from measured magnetic hysteresis loops, using Bean's critical state model. Results showed strong evidence for high intergranular critical current densities and large bulk flux pinning in superconducting polycrystalline MgB2 wires.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)125-126
Number of pages2
JournalPhysica C: Superconductivity and its applications
Publication statusPublished - 2003 May
Eventproceedings of the 23rd international conference on low temper - Hiroshima, Japan
Duration: 2002 Aug 202002 Aug 27

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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