PASREG 2005 schedule
21A 10:00-11:30 lunch 21P1 13:00-14:30 coffee break 21P2 15:00-16:10
Invite Habireuther Chaud Hari Babu poster session reception
Diko Tanaka Salama
Oral Cardwell Iida Muralidhar
Nariki Granados
22A 10:00-12:00 22P1 13:00-14:30 22P2 15:00-17:10 banquet
Invite Chen Weintein Noudem
Eisterer Zhao Koblischka
Oral Sakai Shlyk Fujishiro
Veneva Ding Gandini
Katagiri Xu
23A 10:00-11:10 11:20-12:00
Invite Krabbes Closing
Yao Poster presetation award

PASREG 2005 schedule


October 21 Friday

9:00 – 9:30    Opening

Welcome speech  

R. Takai  President of Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology

Greetings from conference co-chairmen

M. Izumi and M. Murakami


9:30 – 9:50   

Introduction of TUMST activities

Mitsuru Izumi


10:00-11:30    Session 21A

Session chairs: N. Sakai and X. Chaud

10:00-10:25  21A1

Processing, characterization and application of batch-processed and multi-seeded single domain melt-textured YBCO

T. Habisreuther

10:25-10:50  21A2

Cracking at oxygenation of TSMB 123 bulks

P. Diko

10:50-11:10  21A3

A practical processing method for the fabrication of high performance single grain (LRE)-Ba-Cu-O superconductors

D. A. Cardwell

11:10-11:30  21A4

Advances in fabrication of melt-textured Gd-Ba-Cu-O bulk superconductors

S. Nariki


11:30 – 13:00   Lunch

Laboratory tours in TUMST

Visit to Meiji-Maru (sailing ship owned by the emperor Meiji)


13:00 – 14:30   Session 21P1 

Session chairs: D. Cardwell and I. Hirabayashi

13:00-13:25  21P11

Thin wall bulk YBCO single domains

X. Chaud

13:25-13:50  21P12

Utilization of bulk high-temperature superconductors for shorter-period synchrotron radiation sources

T. Tanaka

13:50-14:10  21P13

Seeded infiltration and growth of single domain Gd-Ba-Cu-O bulk superconductors using a generic seed crystal

K. Iida

14:10-14:30  21P14

Superconductive joining of single domain YBCO bulks by thin silver foils: dependence of critical current densities with the mismatch angle

X. Granados


14:30-15:00  Coffee Break


15:00-16:30   Session 21P2

Session chairs: P. Diko and T. Habisreuther

15:00-15:25  21P21

(RE)Ba2Cu3O7-d/RE2Ba4CuMOy (RE=Y, Gd, Sm and Nd) single grain nano-composite superconductors with high critical current densities

N. Hari Babu

15:25-15:50  21P22

Enhancement of superconducting properties in melt textured YBCO by ionic doping

K. Salama

15:50-16:10  21P23

Kinetics and formation mechanism of ErBa2Cu3Oy via Er2BaO4

M. Muralidhar


16:10 - 18:00

Poster session  21PP01 - 21PP49



reception (beer, soft drinks and snacks)


Satellite meeting at auditorium


EFFORT Meeting

organized by D. A. Cardwell


October 22 Saturday

 9:00 - 10:00

Morning coffee


10:00 – 12:00  Session 22A

Session chairs: K. Salama and N. Hari Babu

10:00-10:25  22A1

An unconventional learning mechanism- innovative design competition using high temperature superconductor for magnetic levitation

In-Gann Chen

10:25-10:50  22A2

Limitations for the trapped field in large grain YBCO

M. Eisterer

10:50-11:10  22A3

Characterization of mechanically reinforced large grain bulk superconductor and its trapped field properties

N. Sakai

11:10-11:30  22A4

EBSD analysis of melt-textured YBCO samples with nano-sized Y2BaCuO5 inclusions

A. Koblischka-Veneva

11:30-11:50  22A5

Temperature dependence of mechanical properties of melt-processed Dy-Ba-Cu-O bulk superconductors evaluated by three-point bending tests

K. Katagiri


11:50 – 13:00   Lunch


13:00 – 14:30   Session 22P1

Session chairs: M. Eisterer and K. Katagiri

13:00-13:25  22P11

Why does multiple-in-line-damage by ions result in much higher Jc than continuous columnar pinning centers?

Roy Weinstein

13:25-13:50  22P12

Flux pinning by compositional fluctuations at nano-scale in NiO-doped YBCO textured bulks

Yong Zhao

13:50-14:10  22P13

Flux pinning and magnetic relaxation in melt-processed YBCO with artificial pinning defects

L. Shlyk

14:10-14:30  22P14

Surface barrier and bulk pinning in SmBa2Cu3O7-y single crystal

S. Y. Ding


14:30-15:00   Coffee break


15:00-17:30   Session 22P2

Session chairs: Yong Zhao and G. Krabbess

15:00-15:25  22P21

Effect of starting Y2BaCuO5 powder on transport of YBa2Cu3Oy/Y2BaCuO5 composites prepared by top seeded infiltration growth process

J. G. Noudem

15:25-15:50  22P22

Nanoscale stripe structures in SmBa2Cu3Ox superconductors

M. R. Koblischka

15:50-16:10  22P23

Heat propagation analysis in HTSC bulks during pulse field magnetization

H. Fujishiro

16:10-16:30  22P24

Universal dependence of the critical temperatures in HTS on fractional volume of nanosized disorder

Alberto Gandini

16:30-16:50  22P25

Enhanced superconducting properties of air-processed GdBa2Cu3O7-d single domains with BaCO3/BaCuO2-x addition

Caixuan Xu

16:50-17:10   22P26

Development of HTS synchronous motor with RE-Ba-Cu-O bulk

M. Miki


18:00  Bus departs for conference banquet


19:00-21:00 Banquet

Restaurant "Marine court"



October 23 Sunday

 9:00 - 10:00

Morning coffee


10:00 – 11:30   Session 23 A

Session chairs: M. R. Koblischka and H. Fujishiro

10:00-10:25  23A1

Functional characteristics and optimization of HTSC bulk materials for applications

G. Krabbes

10:25-10:50  23A2

Study on crystal growth in Sm-Ba-Cu-O system

X. Yao


Conference summary



11:20-12:00   Closing

Poster presentation award

PASREG award of excellence

PASREG2005  Poster presentations

October 21  16:30 - 18:00



Multi-seeding for single domain melt-textured YBCO


J. Bierlich



Microstructures of melt-textured YBCO with embedded Y2Ba4CuMOx (M= Nb, Zr, Ag) nanoparticles studied by EBSD

University of Saarland

A. Koblischka-Veneva



Thermal conductivity and thermoelectric power of DyBaCuO bulk superconductor

Iwate University

H. Fujishiro



REBCO bulk superconductors processing by some novel seeds

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

X. H. Zeng



Quantitative characterization of oxygenation cracks in TSMG YBCO bulks

Slovak Academy of Science

K. Zmorayova



Characterization of melt grown bulk superconductors by the magnetoscan technique

Atomic Institute of Austrian Universities

S. Haindl



Nd422 doping for limiting the dissolution of the Nd123 single crystal seed during peritectic recombination of DyBaCuO single domain

University of Liege

J. P. Mathieu



The effect of impurity doping to melt processed superconductors

Nagoya University

M Oda and H. Ikuta



Enhancement of the superconducting performance through improvement of the mechanical properties of bulk superconductor


M. Kita



Ultimate tensile strength associated with the cracks in the bulk superconductor

Iwate University

K. Kasaba



Direct relationship between trapped magnetic flux characteristics and percolation transition temperature in practical sized bulk HTS

Kyoto University

Y. Ogawa and T. Nakamura



Contact characteristics of mechanically mated Y-Ba-Cu-O bulks with deposited metal layer

Keio University

H. Fujita



Near net shape processing of RE-Ba-Cu-O bulk superconductors

Shibaura Institute of Technology

M. Fujikura



Transport critical current and thermal conductivity of (Nd, Eu, Gd)Ba2Cu3Oy bulk superconductors

Ichinoseki National College of Technology

T. S. Kikegawa

Utsunomiya University

H. Sasaki



Study of magneto-scan technology for evaluation of magnetic homogeneities on Gd-Ba-Cu-O bulk superconductors


T. Kono



Mechanical properties of RE-Ba-Cu-O/Ag bulk superconductors

Railway Technical Research Institute

H. Fujimoto



Single pulsed-field magnetization on Gd-Ba-Cu-O bulk HTS

Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology

E. Morita



Pulsed field magnetization of layered Gd-Ba-Cu-O bulk superconductors with vortex-type coils

Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology

Y. Kimura



Pulsed field magnetization of bulk HTS in twinned rotor assembly for axial-type machines

Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology

I. Ohtani



Developments of superconducting mixers for medical applications

Shibaura Institute of Technology

F. Koyama



Levitation force and relaxation in various temperatures under high magnetic field

Keio University

E. Ito



Magnetic interaction between a superconducting coil and a bulk superconductor

Railway Technical Research Institute

K. Nagashima



Preparation of Dy123 system superconductor composed with Pt wire

Meisei University

S. Yoshizawa



Use of a hot-seeded melt texturing technique with large Y123 seeds

University of Houston

S. J. Scruggs



Improvement of field-trapping capabilities of Nd-Ba-Cu-O and Gd-Ba-Cu-O bulk superconductors using Ba-Cu-O oxide substrates

Railway Technical Research Institute

M. Matsui



Properties of top seeded GdBCO in air by using Mg doped Nd-Ba-Cu-O generic seed crystal

IRC in Superconductivity, University of Cambridge

Y. Shi



Synthesis of Gd-Ba-Cu-O bulk superconductors with ultrafine Gd211 particles

University of Science and Technology Beijing

X. T. Su



Effect of nano-scale additives on the grain growth and the spatial inhomogeneity in Sm-Ba-Cu-O materials

National Cheng-Kung University

Chun-Chih Wang



Parameters on the optimizing compositional fluctuations in Sm-Ba-Cu-O materials

Institute of Physics, Academia Sinica

Shih-Yu Chen



Temperature and field dependences of anisotropy parameter in MTG-(Sm, Eu, Gd)Ba2Cu3O7-d crystals

Nanjing University

Z. H. Wang



Specific heat characteristics of MTG-Y1.8Ca0.2Ba2Cu3Oy crystals

Nanjing University

Z. Bai



Recent progress on compositional nanostripes of REBa2Cu3O7-d (RE: Sm, Eu, Gd) superconductors

ISTEC-SRL (now University of Waterloo)

A. Hu



Levitation characteristics of HTS maglev launch assist test vehicle

Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

W. J. Yang



Dynamic stability of HTS bulk magnetic levitation system in vibration condition

Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics

Wen Zheng



Theoretical analysis of AC losses in high temperature superconducting bulks

Southwest Jiaotong University

C. H. Cheng and Y. Zhao



Chaotic behaviour of dynamic vibration for a levitated HTS superconductor

Southwest Jiaotong University

C. H. Cheng and Y. Zhao



Nanoparticle-powder-assisted YBCO bulks and flux pinning behavior

Southwest Jiaotong University

C. H. Cheng and Y. Zhao



Enhancement of Jc by Ca and Ag concurrent doping in grain boundaries of YBa2Cu3Oy polycrystals

Southwest Jiaotong University

C. H. Cheng and Y. Zhao



Numerical study on the levitation force in HTS bulk and permanent magnet levitation system

Southwest Jiaotong University

Y. L. Zhang and Y. Zhao



Vertical oscillations of a permanent magnet free levitated above an YBCO bulk in an AC external magnetic field

Southwest Jiaotong University

Y. L. Zhang and Y. Zhao



The study of large bulk YBCO superconductors fabricated by multi-seed methods

General Research Institute for Non-ferrous Metals

Y. L. Jiao



Study of the mixed superconductor of MgB2 and YBCO

Peking University

H. Zhang



A small maglev vehicle model using YBCO bulk superconductors

Shaanxi Normal University

W. M. Yang



A model of spacecraft flying around the earth using YBCO bulk superconductors

Shaanxi Normal University

W. M. Yang



Analysis of current distribution in QMG coil magnets

Hokkaido Institute of Technology

M. Tsuchimoto



MO observation of flux penetration into high-Tc superconductors with grain boundaries


N. Chikumoto



Superheating phenomenon YBCO thin film and its application in processing of bulk RE-Ba-Cu-O

Shanghai Jiao Tong University

X. Yao



Spatial chaotic behavior of vortices in type-II superconductors with pinning centers

Southwest Jiaotong University

C. H. Cheng



Critical currents in a superconductor induced by a small permanent magnet: application to the magnetoscan

Atomic Institute of the Austrian Universities

M. Zehetmayer


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