Bi-Sr-Ca-Cu-O thin films grown by flash evaporation and pulsed laser deposition

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dc.contributor.advisor Yavuz , M . en_US
dc.contributor.committeeMember Hartwig , K . T . , Jr . en_US
dc.creator Ganapathy Subramanian , Santhana en_US 2004 -09 -30T01 :40 :53Z 2014 -02 -18T22 :28 :05Z 2004 -09 -30T01 :40 :53Z 2014 -02 -18T22 :28 :05Z 2003 -12 en_US 2004 -09 -30T01 :40 :53Z
dc.identifier.uri http : / /hdl .handle .net /1969 .1 /47
dc.description.abstract Bismuth -Strontium -Calcium -Copper -Oxide (BSCCO ) compounds are an important family of compounds that have one of the highest transition temperatures among all high -temperature superconductors . The compound is known to exist in three distinct phases , commonly referred to as the 2201 , 2212 and 2223 phases . Of these three phases , the 2212 and 2223 phases are the most important , as their transition temperature is higher than the boiling point of liquid nitrogen . It is desirable to produce the compound in thin film form , as the bulk samples are normally polycrystalline . This thesis compares thin films produced by two techniques for depositing BSCCO in order to understand the effect of various processing parameters on the final quality of the thin films . Thin films were grown by flash evaporation at Texas A &M University , and by pulsed laser deposition (PLD ) at the University of Wollongong , Australia . The latter of these techniques is widely used for growing thin films of various compounds . Single -phase 2212 films were grown on a MgO substrate using the pulsed laser deposition technique from commercially available 2212 powder . The effect of annealing on the thin films was also studied . en_US
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dc.format.medium electronic en_US
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dc.language.iso en _US en_US
dc.publisher Texas A &M University en_US
dc.subject BSCCO en_US
dc.title Bi -Sr -Ca -Cu -O thin films grown by flash evaporation and pulsed laser deposition en_US
dc.type Book en
dc.type.genre Electronic Thesis en_US
dc.type.material text en_US
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