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Synthesis and a Study the Optical Properties of Yttrium Barium Copper Oxide (YBCO) Using UV-Vis Techniques

Yttrium barium copper oxide (YBCO) is a family of ctaline chemical compounds, famous of displaying high temperature super conductivity. It includes the first material lever discovered to become superconducting above the boiling point of liquid nitrogen (77K) at about 92K. The physical and chemical properties of metal oxides give them a very significant role in various industries. The aim of this study is to prepare three samples of (YBCO) in laboratory, and then to characterize them to determine their optical properties, its importance brake out as it acts in scope of a super conductor, and then to study the characteristics of (YBCO) using the UV-Vis device. Three samples of the composite by different percentage (100, 90, and 80)% of Yttrium oxide with chemical extenuation method were prepared. The optical properties of the samples (the absorbance, absorption coefficient, transmittance, reflectance and energy gap) had been studied with UV-Vis spectrometer. Results found show that all the optical properties of the compound act in the range of UV only, and the absorbance decreases with the decreasing of the YO percentage, transmittance, and reflectance increase with the decreasing of YO percentage in the sample. The energy gap showed very good results that undergoes with the opinion of superconductivity in which a superconducting materials must have a very small energy gap which found to be in the range of 0.0035 eV to 0.0045 eV.

Yttrium Oxide, YBCO, Chemical Extenuation Method, Optical Properties, UV-Vis Technique

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Mahmoud Hamid Mahmoud Hilo, Jihan Shams Eldeen Shaheen. (2022). Synthesis and a Study the Optical Properties of Yttrium Barium Copper Oxide (YBCO) Using UV-Vis Techniques. International Journal of High Energy Physics, 9(1), 20-24. https://doi.org/10.11648/j.ijhep.20220901.14

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Mahmoud Hamid Mahmoud Hilo; Jihan Shams Eldeen Shaheen. Synthesis and a Study the Optical Properties of Yttrium Barium Copper Oxide (YBCO) Using UV-Vis Techniques. Int. J. High Energy Phys. 2022, 9(1), 20-24. doi: 10.11648/j.ijhep.20220901.14

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Mahmoud Hamid Mahmoud Hilo, Jihan Shams Eldeen Shaheen. Synthesis and a Study the Optical Properties of Yttrium Barium Copper Oxide (YBCO) Using UV-Vis Techniques. Int J High Energy Phys. 2022;9(1):20-24. doi: 10.11648/j.ijhep.20220901.14

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