Structural and Thermal Validations of Y3Ba5Cu8O18 Composites Synthesized via Citrate Sol-Gel Spontaneous Combustion Method

  • S. Pavan Kumar Naik
  • M. Santosh
  • P. M. Swarup Raju
Original Paper

Abstract

The fabrication of single-phase superconductors enabled promising advancements in a wide range of technological applications. Numerous parameters including processing temperature, thermal cycle, chemical composition, doping, and atmosphere will be carefully addressed and optimized. This paper investigates phase stability and compound formation of Y3Ba5Cu8Oy (Y-358) preform powders which were sintered at different temperatures. The precursor powder synthesized via chemical route and employing spontaneous combustion technique, respectively. The presence of Y-358 and YBa2Cu3O7-δ (Y-123) phases in composites sintered at different temperatures with varied phase fractions were further confirmed through Rietveld refinement. The formation of Y-123 phase is dominant in all samples and composite was sintered at 900 °C, which was exhibited higher as compared to Y-358 phase content. The decomposition of different phases present in the composites and reaction temperatures were investigated with simultaneous differential thermal and thermogravimetry analysis.

Keywords

Y3Ba5Cu8Oy Rietveld refinement TG-DTA 

References

  1. 1.
    Osabe, G., Takizawa, T., Yoo, S.I., Sakai, N., Higuchi, T., Murakami, M.T.: Mater. Sci. Eng. B-Solid State 65, 11 (1999)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  2. 2.
    Skakle, J.M.S.: Mater. Sci. Eng. 1, R23 (1998)Google Scholar
  3. 3.
    Murakami, M., Sakai, N., Higuchi, T., Yoo, S.I.: Supercond. Sci. Technol. 9, 1015 (1996)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  4. 4.
    Takita, K., Katoh, H., Akinaga, H., Nishino, M., Ishigaki, T., Asano, H.: Jpn. J. Appl. Phys. 27, L57 (1988)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  5. 5.
    Yoo, S.I., Sakai, N., Takaichi, H., Murakami, M.: Appl. Phys. Lett. 65, 633 (1994)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  6. 6.
    Marsh, P., Fleming, R.M., Mandich, M.L., DeSantolo, A.M., Kwo, J., Hong, M., Martinez-Miranda, L.J.: Nature 334, 141 (1988)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  7. 7.
    Marezio, M., Bordet, P., Capponi, J.J., Cava, R.J., Chaillout, C., Chenavas, J., Hewat, A.W., Hewat, E.A., Hodeau, J.L., Strobel, P.: Physica C 162, 281 (1989)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  8. 8.
    Aliabadi, A., Farshchi, Y.A., Akhavan, M.: Physica C 469, 2012 (2009)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  9. 9.
    Bednorz, J.G., Muller, K.A.Z.: J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 64, 189 (1986)Google Scholar
  10. 10.
    Chu, C.W., Hor, P.H., Meng, R.L., Gao, Z.J., Huang, Y.Q., Wang, Y.Q.: Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 405 (1987)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  11. 11.
    Wu, M.K., Ashburn, J.R., Torng, C.J., Hor, P.H., Meng, R.L., Gao, Z.J., Huang, Y.Q., Wang, A., Chu, C.W.: Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 908 (1987)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  12. 12.
    Schilling, A., Cantoni, M., Guo, G.D., Ott, H.R.: Nature 363, 56 (1993)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  13. 13.
    Topal, U., Akdogan, M., Ozkan, H.: J. Supercond. Nov. Magn. 24, 2099 (2011)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  14. 14.
    Gholipour, S., Daadmehr, V., Rezakhani, A.T., Khosroabadi, H., Shahbaz Tehrani, F., Hosseini Akbarnejad, R.: J. Supercond. Nov. Magn. 25, 2253 (2012)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  15. 15.
    Khosroabadi, H., Rasti, M., Akhavan, M.: Physica C 497, 84 (2014)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  16. 16.
    Kruaehon, T.: Int. J. Phys. Sci. 9, 360 (2014)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  17. 17.
    Akduran, N.: Radiat. Eff. Defects Solids 167, 281 (2012)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  18. 18.
    Slimani, Y., Hannachi, E., Ben Salem, M.K., Hamrita, A., Ben Salem, M., Ben Azzouz, F.: Mod. Phys. Lett. B 29, 1550227 (2015)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  19. 19.
    Udomsamuthirun, P., Kruaehong, T., Nikamjon, T., Ratreng, S.: J. Supercond. Nov. Magn. 23, 1377 (2010)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  20. 20.
    LandInez Tellez, D.A., Cabrera Baez, M., Roa-Rojas, J.: Mod. Phys. Lett. B 26, 1250067 (2012)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  21. 21.
    Bolat, S., Kutuk, S.: J. Supercond. Novel Magn. 25, 731 (2012)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  22. 22.
    Ekicibil, A., Cetin, S.K., Ayas, A.O., Coskun, A., Firat, T., Kiymac, K.: Solid State Sci. 13, 1954 (2011)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  23. 23.
    Shahadan, M., Suan, M., Rafie Johan, M., Siang, T.C.: Physica C 480, 75 (2012)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  24. 24.
    Pavan Kumar Naik, S., Missak Swarup Raju, M., Rajasekharan, T., Seshubai, V.: J. Supercond. Nov. Magn. 27, 1211 (2014)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  25. 25.
    Kordas, G., Wu, K., Brahme, U.S., Friedmann, T.A., Ginsberg, D.M.: Mater. Lett. 5, 417 (1987)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  26. 26.
    Osabe, G., Takizawa, T., Yoo, S.I., Sakai, N., Higuchi, T., Murakami, M.: Mater. Sci. Eng. B 65, 11 (1999)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  27. 27.
    Muralidhar, M., Chauhan, H.S., Saitoh, T., Kamada, K., Segawa, K., Murakami, M.: Supercond. Sci. Technol. 10, 663 (1997)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  28. 28.
    Chu, C.W., Hor, P.H., Meng, R.L., Gao, L., Huang, Z.J., Wang, Y.Q.: Phys. Rev. Lett. 58, 405 (1987)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  29. 29.
    Barboux, P., Tarascon, J.M., Greene, L.H., Hull, G.W., Bagley, B.G.: J. Appl. Phys. 63, 2725 (1988)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  30. 30.
    Blank, D.H.A., Kruidhof, H., Flokstra, J.: J. Phys. D 21, 226 (1988)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  31. 31.
    Pankajavalli, R., Janaki, J., Sreedharan, O.M., Gnanamoothy, J.B., Rao, G.V.N., Sankara Sastry, V., Janawadkar, M.P., Hariharan, Y., Radhakrishnan, T.S.: Physica C 156, 737 (1988)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  32. 32.
    Megha, U., Shijina, K., Varghese, G.: Process. Appl. Ceram. 8, 87 (2014)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  33. 33.
    Topal, U., Akdogan, M.: J. Supercond. Nov. Magn. 24, 1815 (2011)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  34. 34.
    Ayaş, A.O., Ekicibil, A., Çetin, S.K., Coşkun, A., Er, A.O., Ufuktepe, Y., Fırat, T., Kıymaç, K.: J. Supercond. Nov. Magn. 24, 2243 (2011)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  35. 35.
    Kruaehong, T.: J. Basic Appl. Sci. Res. 4, 179 (2014)Google Scholar
  36. 36.
    Srinivasan, K., George Thomas, C., Padaikathan, P.: J. Miner. Mater. Charact. Eng. 10, 1277 (2011)Google Scholar
  37. 37.
    Wang, D., Sun, A., Shi, P., Zhang, M., Ma, S.: J. Supercond. Nov. Magn. 27, 2365 (2014)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  38. 38.
    Gadalla, A., Hegg, D.T.: Thermochim. Acta 145, 149 (1989)CrossRefGoogle Scholar
  39. 39.
    Salama, K., Parikh, A.S., Woolf, L.: Appl. Phys. Lett. 68, 1993 (1996)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  40. 40.
    Andreouli, C., Tsetsekou, A.: Physica C 291, 274 (1997)ADSCrossRefGoogle Scholar
  41. 41.
    Tavana, A., Akhavan, M.: Eur. Phys. J. B 469, 2010 (2009)Google Scholar
  42. 42.
    Momma, K., Izumi, F.: J. Appl. Crystallogr. 41, 653 (2008)CrossRefGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 2017

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of PhysicsUniversity of HyderabadHyderabadIndia
  2. 2.Faculty of Arts and ScienceUniversity of TorontoTorontoCanada
  3. 3.Department of PhysicsGITAM UniversityHyderabadIndia

Personalised recommendations