Effect of electron irradiation exposure on phase formation, microstructure and mechanical strength of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 superconductor prepared via co-precipitation method

Zaahidah'Atiqah Mohiju, Nasri A. Hamid, Yusof Abdullah, V. Kannan

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Abstract

In this work the effect of electron irradiation on the mechanical properties of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 (Bi-2212) superconductor was studied by exposing the Bi-2212 superconductor with different doses of electron irradiation. Bi-2212 samples were prepared by using co-precipitation method. Irradiation was performed with irradiation dose of 100 kGray and 200 kGray, respectively. Characterization of the samples was performed by using X-Ray Diffraction (XRD) and Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM). Instron Universal Testing machine was used to measure the strength of the samples. The XRD patterns for the non-irradiated and irradiated samples show well-defined peaks of which could be indexed on the basis of a Bi-2212 phase structure. XRD patterns also indicate that electron irradiation did not affect the Bi-2212 superconducting phase. SEM micrographs show disorientation in the texture of the microstructure for irradiated samples. Sample exposed to 200 kGray electron irradiation dose shows enhancement of grain size. Their grain growth and texture improved slightly compared to other sample. The results also show that enlargement of grain size resulted in higher mechanical strength.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationAdvancing of Nuclear Science and Energy for National Development
Subtitle of host publicationProceedings of the Nuclear Science, Technology, and Engineering Conference 2014, NuSTEC 2014
EditorsKhaidzir Hamzah, Faridah Mohamad Idris, Abu Bakar Hasan, Abdul Aziz Mohamed
PublisherAmerican Institute of Physics Inc.
ISBN (Electronic)9780735413016
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 29 Apr 2015
EventNuclear Science, Technology, and Engineering Conference 2014: Advancing of Nuclear Science and Energy for National Development, NuSTEC 2014 - Skudai, Johor, Malaysia
Duration: 11 Nov 201413 Nov 2014

Publication series

NameAIP Conference Proceedings
Volume1659
ISSN (Print)0094-243X
ISSN (Electronic)1551-7616

Other

OtherNuclear Science, Technology, and Engineering Conference 2014: Advancing of Nuclear Science and Energy for National Development, NuSTEC 2014
CountryMalaysia
CitySkudai, Johor
Period11/11/1413/11/14

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electron irradiation
microstructure
dosage
diffraction patterns
textures
grain size
disorientation
scanning electron microscopy
irradiation
x rays
test equipment
mechanical properties
augmentation
diffraction

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Mohiju, ZA., A. Hamid, N., Abdullah, Y., & Kannan, V. (2015). Effect of electron irradiation exposure on phase formation, microstructure and mechanical strength of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 superconductor prepared via co-precipitation method. In K. Hamzah, F. M. Idris, A. B. Hasan, & A. A. Mohamed (Eds.), Advancing of Nuclear Science and Energy for National Development: Proceedings of the Nuclear Science, Technology, and Engineering Conference 2014, NuSTEC 2014 [040006] (AIP Conference Proceedings; Vol. 1659). American Institute of Physics Inc.. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4916866
Mohiju, Zaahidah'Atiqah ; A. Hamid, Nasri ; Abdullah, Yusof ; Kannan, V. / Effect of electron irradiation exposure on phase formation, microstructure and mechanical strength of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 superconductor prepared via co-precipitation method. Advancing of Nuclear Science and Energy for National Development: Proceedings of the Nuclear Science, Technology, and Engineering Conference 2014, NuSTEC 2014. editor / Khaidzir Hamzah ; Faridah Mohamad Idris ; Abu Bakar Hasan ; Abdul Aziz Mohamed. American Institute of Physics Inc., 2015. (AIP Conference Proceedings).
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Mohiju, ZA, A. Hamid, N, Abdullah, Y & Kannan, V 2015, Effect of electron irradiation exposure on phase formation, microstructure and mechanical strength of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 superconductor prepared via co-precipitation method. in K Hamzah, FM Idris, AB Hasan & AA Mohamed (eds), Advancing of Nuclear Science and Energy for National Development: Proceedings of the Nuclear Science, Technology, and Engineering Conference 2014, NuSTEC 2014., 040006, AIP Conference Proceedings, vol. 1659, American Institute of Physics Inc., Nuclear Science, Technology, and Engineering Conference 2014: Advancing of Nuclear Science and Energy for National Development, NuSTEC 2014, Skudai, Johor, Malaysia, 11/11/14. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4916866

Effect of electron irradiation exposure on phase formation, microstructure and mechanical strength of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 superconductor prepared via co-precipitation method. / Mohiju, Zaahidah'Atiqah; A. Hamid, Nasri; Abdullah, Yusof; Kannan, V.

Advancing of Nuclear Science and Energy for National Development: Proceedings of the Nuclear Science, Technology, and Engineering Conference 2014, NuSTEC 2014. ed. / Khaidzir Hamzah; Faridah Mohamad Idris; Abu Bakar Hasan; Abdul Aziz Mohamed. American Institute of Physics Inc., 2015. 040006 (AIP Conference Proceedings; Vol. 1659).

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Mohiju ZA, A. Hamid N, Abdullah Y, Kannan V. Effect of electron irradiation exposure on phase formation, microstructure and mechanical strength of Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8 superconductor prepared via co-precipitation method. In Hamzah K, Idris FM, Hasan AB, Mohamed AA, editors, Advancing of Nuclear Science and Energy for National Development: Proceedings of the Nuclear Science, Technology, and Engineering Conference 2014, NuSTEC 2014. American Institute of Physics Inc. 2015. 040006. (AIP Conference Proceedings). https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4916866