A Review of the Properties of Nb3Sn and Their Variation with A15 Composition, Morphology and Strain State

@article{Godeke2006ARO,
  title={A Review of the Properties of Nb3Sn and Their Variation with A15 Composition, Morphology and Strain State},
  author={A. Godeke},
  journal={Superconductor Science and Technology},
  year={2006},
  volume={19}
}
  • A. Godeke
  • Published 13 June 2006
  • Physics
  • Superconductor Science and Technology
Significant efforts can be found throughout the literature to optimize the current-carrying capacity of Nb3Sn superconducting wires. The achievable transport current density in wires depends on the A15 composition, morphology and strain state. The A15 sections in wires contain, due to compositional inhomogeneities resulting from solid-state diffusion A15 formation reactions, a distribution of superconducting properties. The A15 grain size can be different from wire to wire, and is also not… 
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