Materials 2009, 2(4), 2154-2187; doi:10.3390/ma2042154
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Intercalated Nanocomposites Based on High-Temperature Superconducting Ceramics and Their Properties

1 Department of Chemistry, State Engineering University of Armenia, 105 Teryan str., 0009 Yerevan, Armenia 2 Institute of Physics, University of Rostock, Universitätsplatz 3, 18051 Rostock, Germany
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Received: 15 October 2009; in revised form: 18 November 2009 / Accepted: 30 November 2009 / Published: 2 December 2009
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Composite Materials)
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Abstract: High temperature superconducting (SC) nanocomposites based on SC ceramics and various polymeric binders were prepared. Regardless of the size of the ceramics’ grains, the increase of their amount leads to an increase of resistance to rupture and modulus and a decrease in limiting deformation, whereas an increase in the average ceramic grain size worsens resistance properties. The SC, thermo-chemical, mechanical and dynamic-mechanical properties of the samples were investigated. Superconducting properties of the polymer ceramic nanocomposites are explained by intercalation of macromolecule fragments into the interstitial layer of the ceramics’ grains. This phenomenon leads to a change in the morphological structure of the superconducting nanocomposites.
Keywords: polymer-ceramic nanocomposites; superconducting; physical-mechanical; dynamical-mechanical properties; morphological structure

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Tonoyan, A.; Schiсk, C.; Davtyan, S. Intercalated Nanocomposites Based on High-Temperature Superconducting Ceramics and Their Properties. Materials 2009, 2, 2154-2187.

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Tonoyan A, Schiсk C, Davtyan S. Intercalated Nanocomposites Based on High-Temperature Superconducting Ceramics and Their Properties. Materials. 2009; 2(4):2154-2187.

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Tonoyan, Anahit; Schiсk, Christoph; Davtyan, Sevan. 2009. "Intercalated Nanocomposites Based on High-Temperature Superconducting Ceramics and Their Properties." Materials 2, no. 4: 2154-2187.

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