Calculation of the beta-material for Bulk MgB2 Superconductor


Guclu N., Uzun O., Kolemen U.

JOURNAL OF SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND NOVEL MAGNETISM, vol.24, no.1-2, pp.371-373, 2011 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 24 Issue: 1-2
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1007/s10948-010-0997-0
  • Title of Journal : JOURNAL OF SUPERCONDUCTIVITY AND NOVEL MAGNETISM
  • Page Numbers: pp.371-373
  • Keywords: Superconductor, Hardness, Mechanical testing, SENSING INDENTATION, PENETRATION DEPTH, ENERGY PRINCIPLE, LOAD, HARDNESS, WORK

Abstract

Vickers microindentation tests were carried out on a bulk MgB2 superconductor with loads ranging from 300 to 1500 mN at room temperature. The load-penetration depth curves were analyzed by a power law of the form P=Ch (m) . The beta-material for bulk MgB2 is determined.