Sputter manufacturing method for superconducting wire

Méthode de fabrication par pulvérisation cathodique d'un fil supraconducteur

Zerstäubungsverfahren zur Herstellung von Supraleitendem Draht

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A superconducting wire containing brittle super­conducting material is formed by passing a core filament (42) through a sequence of hollow cathode sputtering chambers (26,30) which, in turn, deposit a sequence of layers (44, 46) of superconducting and non-superconducting materials. The hollow cathode sputtering source makes efficient use of precious materials and coats the core uniformly.

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