Journal of Materials Science

, Volume 26, Issue 15, pp 4092–4094 | Cite as

Role of a silver buffer layer on the superconducting Y-Ba-Cu-O films deposited by screen printing on alumina substrates

  • M. V. S. Lakshmi
  • K. Ramkumar
  • M. Satyam


The characteristics of Y-Ba-Cu-O superconducting films, prepared on alumina substrates with an intermediate layer of thick film high-temperature silver paste, are studied. It is found that the critical current density of the film has improved, perhaps due to the prevention of interactions between alumina and the superconducting film by the intermediate layer.


Polymer Alumina Buffer Layer Thick Film Intermediate Layer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. V. S. Lakshmi
    • 1
  • K. Ramkumar
    • 1
  • M. Satyam
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Electrical Communication EngineeringIndian Institute of ScienceBangaloreIndia

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