A Review on Cuprate Based Superconducting Materials Including Characteristics and Applications
American Journal of Physics and Applications
Volume 3, Issue 2, March 2015, Pages: 39-56
Received: Feb. 2, 2015; Accepted: Feb. 19, 2015; Published: Mar. 4, 2015
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Md. Atikur Rahman, Department of Physics, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna-6600, Bangladesh
Md. Zahidur Rahaman, Department of Physics, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna-6600, Bangladesh
Md. Nurush Samsuddoha, Department of Physics, Pabna University of Science and Technology, Pabna-6600, Bangladesh
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A general review on cuprate based superconducting materials has been made. The special features of cuprate based high-temperature superconductors have been explained from the material side and the physical properties side. The present statuses on applications of cuprate based high-temperature superconductors have been included. In this paper, all characteristics of cuprate based superconductors depending upon the recent discoveries and applications of those compounds have been included and explained so that a researcher can get a good idea about this field easily. The article gives a summary of the prevailing arguments of researchers to relate the material to cuprates and also the comparative features of many families of superconductors. The existing challenges, such as flux pinning, inter-grain Josephson losses due to population of voids and attempts towards the solution of these problems have been made by researcher have also been discussed. Since the high temperature superconductivity was discovered in La2-xBaxCuO4 in 1986, many research works have been done on this topic, but in this review paper we emphasis cuprate based material and we noted all properties in dividing many section and also made a comparison between different materials.
Keywords
Superconductors, Cuprate-Based Superconductors, Applications
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Md. Atikur Rahman, Md. Zahidur Rahaman, Md. Nurush Samsuddoha, A Review on Cuprate Based Superconducting Materials Including Characteristics and Applications, American Journal of Physics and Applications. Vol. 3, No. 2, 2015, pp. 39-56. doi: 10.11648/j.ajpa.20150302.15
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