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The Effect of the Pressure for the Formation of YBa2Cu3O7–d Bulk Ceramics with Domestic Microwave Oven

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We fabricated YBa2Cu3O7–d bulk ceramics with a domestic microwave oven and investigated the effect of pressure at the press procedure. If the pressure was not high enough, the ratio of BaCuO2 phase became large, estimated from x-ray diffraction (XRD) measurements. We found that the pressure should be 700 kgf/cm2 at least in order to suppress the BaCuO2 phase.

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M. Ohmukai, "The Effect of the Pressure for the Formation of YBa2Cu3O7–d Bulk Ceramics with Domestic Microwave Oven," Engineering, Vol. 3 No. 11, 2011, pp. 1095-1097. doi: 10.4236/eng.2011.311136.

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