Low Temperature Fluorination of Superconducting and Non-superconducting Compounds Using NH4F


  • George Thomas Christ University




Compounds Y1Ba2Cu3, Pr1Ba2Cu3O7 and La2CuO4 were fluorinated by a low temperature fluorination method using NH4F.The fluorinated samples were analysed by x-ray diffraction and resistivity measurements. The x-ray diffractogram of the fluorinated samples indicated broadening of the peaks. None of the fluorinated samples showed any superconducting behaviour.


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