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Composite Structures and Fabrication Processes for Flexible, High Temperature Superconductors Disclosure Number: IPCOM000036024D
Original Publication Date: 1989-Aug-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Jan-28

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Cuomo, JJ Guarnieri, CR [+details]


High temperature superconductors can be made ductile by making a composite of the superconductor and a ductile material. The composite material is deposited by simultaneously plasma spray depositing a high temperature superconductor and a ductile material. The resulting material is a microscopically uniform mixture that preserves the high Tc characteristics.