Superconducting Properties and Coupling Mechanisms in In Situ Filamentary Composites

  • J. Bevk
  • M. Tinkham
Part of the Cryogenic Materials Series book series (CRYMS)


In situ formed superconducting filamentary composites are of considerable interest from both theoretical and practical points of view. A number of authors1 have demonstrated that these composites can carry critical currents comparable to those of the best conventional conductors with continuous Nb3Sn or V3Ga filaments and they are also remarkably insensitive to mechanical stress or strain. Along with the powder-metallurgically processed composites,2 these new materials show realistic promise for potential practical applications and can now be produced also in large quantities.3


Ultimate Tensile Strength Coupling Mechanism Superconducting Property Proximity Effect Copper Matrix 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1980

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Bevk
    • 1
  • M. Tinkham
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Applied SciencesHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA

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