Low-temperature synthesis of (Ba, K, Rb)BiO3 using molten hydroxides

T. Minakawa, M. Kato, T. Noji, Y. Koike

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We have succeeded in preparing the well-crystallized polycrystalline samples of Ba0.64(K1-xRbx) 0.36BiO3 in a single process using molten KOH/NaOH eutectic mixture at a temperature as low as 270 °C. The value of Tc ∼ 30 K is almost independent on the Rb content x.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1132-1134
Number of pages3
JournalPhysica C: Superconductivity and its Applications
Issue number15-20
Publication statusPublished - 2008 Sept 15


  • Bi-based perovskite
  • Low-temperature synthesis
  • Molten hydroxides
  • Oxide superconductor


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