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United States Patent 5,332,723
Eidelloth, deceased, et. al.Jul. 26, 1994

Superconducting thin film with fullerenes and method of making

Inventors: Eidelloth, deceased; Walter (late of Yorktown, NY); Busch, heir; James T. (Arlington, VA); Gambino; Richard J. (Yorktown Heights, NY); Ruoff; Rodney (Menlo Park, CA); Tesche; Claudia D. (Helsinki, FIX).
Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Secretary of the Navy (Washington, DC).
Appl. No.: 098,094
Filed: Jul. 28, 1993

Intl. Cl.:H01L 39/12;
U.S. Cl.:505/125.; 252/518.;
Field of Search:518;521

References Cited

U.S. Patent Documents
4,996,192Feb., 1991Fleischer 505/785
5,084,436Jan., 1992Morimoto 505/785
5,240,903Aug., 1993Shimoyama 505/785

Other References

Primary Examiner: Lieberman; Paul
Assistant Examiner: Boyd; John


A method of producing a new high Tc superconducting material using fullerene molecules as artificial pinning sites for any magnetic flux that may enter the material.

3 Claims, 2 Drawing Figures

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