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2. Electron paramagnetic resonance and Raman spectroscopy studies on carbon-doped MgB2 superconductor nanomaterials, Ali Bateni, Emre Erdem, Sergej Repp, Selçuk Acar, İlkin Kokal, Wolfgang Hassler, Stefan Weber, Mehmet Somer, Journal of Applied Physics, Volume 117, Issue 15, April 2015


  1. Superior critical current density obtained in MgB2 bulks through low-cost carbon-encapsulated boron powder, M.S. Hossain, Selçuk Acar, İlkin Kokal, Mehmet Somer, Scripta Materialia, Volume 104, July 2015

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  1. Ye, Shu Jun, Akiyoshi Matsumoto, Yun Chao Zhang, and Hiroaki Kumakura. “Strong enhancement of high-field critical current properties and irreversibility field of MgB2 superconducting wires by coronene active carbon source addition via the new B powder carbon-coating method.” Superconductor Science and Technology 27, no. 8 (2014): 085012.

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  1. Kováč, P., I. Hušek, A. Rosova, M. Kulich, T. Melišek, L. Kopera, and B. Brunner. “Properties of MgB2 wires made by internal magnesium diffusion into different boron powders.Superconductor Science and Technology 28, no. 9 (2015): 095014.

  1. Liu, Yongchang, Feng Lan, Zongqing Ma, Ning Chen, Huijun Li, Shaon Barua, Dipak Patel et al. “Significantly enhanced critical current density in nano-MgB2 grains rapidly formed at low temperature with homogeneous carbon doping.” Superconductor Science and Technology 28, no. 5 (2015): 055005.

  1. Patel, Dipak, Md Shahriar Al Hossain, Khay Wai See, Xun Xu, Shaon Barua, Zongqing Ma, Seyong Choi, Mike Tomsic, and Jung Ho Kim. “MgB2 superconducting joints for persistent current operation.Superconductor Science and Technology 28, no. 6 (2015): 065017.

  1. Çiçek, Özlem, Hakan Yetiş, and Ali Gencer. “AC susceptibility analysis on MgB2 bulk and Ti-sheathed wire superconductors.Cryogenics 63 (2014): 143-147.

  1. Safran, S., A. Kılıç, E. Asikuzun, E. Kılıçarslan, O. Ozturk, and A. Gencer. “Influence of different boron precursors on superconducting and mechanical properties of MgB2.” Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Electronics 25, no. 6 (2014): 2737-2747.

  1. Muralidhar, Miryala, Nozaki Kenta, Michael R. Koblischka, and Masato Murakami. “High critical current densities in bulk MgB2 fabricated using amorphous boron.” physica status solidi (a) (2015).

  1. Shah, M. Shahabuddin, M. Shahabuddin, Jafar M. Parakkandy, Salem Qaid, and Nasser S. Alzayed. “Enhanced critical current density in undoped MgB2 prepared by in situ/ex situ combination technique.Solid State Communications 218 (2015): 31-34.

  1. Cheng, Fang, Yongchang Liu, Zongqing Ma, Huijun Li, and M. Shahriar Al Hossain. “Superior critical current density obtained in Mg11B2 low activation superconductor by using reactive amorphous 11B and optimizing sintering temperature.” Journal of Alloys and Compounds 650 (2015): 508-513.

  1. Duz, I., S. B. Guner, O. Erdem, I. Demir, V. Kapucu, Ş. Çelik, Kemal Ozturk, S. Hossain, Ali Gencer, and Ekrem Yanmaz. “Comparison of Levitation Forces of Bulk MgB2 Superconductors Produced by Nano Boron and Carbon-Doped Nano Boron.” Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism 27, no. 10 (2014): 2241-2247.

  1. Ye, Shu Jun, Akiyoshi Matsumoto, Yun Chao Zhang, and Hiroaki Kumakura. “Strong enhancement of high-field critical current properties and irreversibility field of MgB2 superconducting wires by coronene active carbon source addition via the new B powder carbon-coating method.Superconductor Science and Technology 27, no. 8 (2014): 085012.

  1. Zou, J., M. D. Ainslie, H. Fujishiro, A. G. Bhagurkar, T. Naito, N. Hari Babu, J. F. Fagnard, P. Vanderbemden, and A. Yamamoto. “Numerical modelling and comparison of MgB2 bulks fabricated by HIP and infiltration growth.” Superconductor Science and Technology 28, no. 7 (2015): 075009.

  1. Muralidhar, M., K. Nozaki, H. Kobayashi, X. L. Zeng, A. Koblischka-Veneva, M. R. Koblischka, K. Inoue, and M. Murakami. “Optimization of sintering conditions in bulk MgB2 material for improvement of critical current density.” Journal of Alloys and Compounds 649 (2015): 833-842.

  1. Akdoğan, Mustafa, Hakan Yetiş, Daniel Gajda, Fırat Karaboğa, Asaf Tolga Ülgen, Emine Demirtürk, and İbrahim Belenli. “Effect of the initial filling density on the critical current of in-situ Fe/MgB2Journal of Alloys and Compounds 649 (2015): 1007- 1010.

  1. A new approach to a superconducting joining process for carbon-doped MgB2 conductor Dipak Patel, Md Shahriar Al Hossain, Minoru Maeda, Mohammed Shahabuddin, Ekrem Yanmaz, Subrata Pradhan, Mike Tomsic, Seyong Choi, and Jung Ho Kim, Published 14 July 2016 •  2016 IOP Publishing Ltd

  1. A Novel Technique Toward Fabricating High-Current-Carrying MgB2-Based Superconducting Joints, Subrata Pradhan, Subrat Kumar Das, Anees Bano, and Ananya Kundu, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON APPLIED SUPERCONDUCTIVITY, VOL. 26, NO. 8, DECEMBER 2016 6201305

  1. A trapped magnetic field of 3 T in homogeneous, bulk MgB2 superconductors fabricated by a modified precursor infiltration and growth process, A G Bhagurkar, A Yamamoto, L Anguilano, A R Dennis, J H Durrell, N Hari Babu1 and D A Cardwell, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 29 (2016) 035008

  1. Al-doped MgB2 materials studied using electron paramagnetic resonance and Raman spectroscopy Ali Bateni, Emre Erdem, Sergej Repp, Stefan Weber, and Mehmet Somer Citation: Applied Physics Letters 108, 202601 (2016); doi: 10.1063/1.4949338

  1. Changes in mechanical and structural properties of Bi-2212 added MgB2 superconductors Taylan Koparan, B. Savaskan, O. Ozturk, S. Kaya, C. Aksoy, J. Wang, S. C. Speller, M. Grovenor, A. Gencer, E. Yanmaz, J Mater Sci: Mater Electron (2016) 27:6060–6070

  1. Microstructure and Transport Properties of Compaction-Modified In Situ Fe/MgB2 Wires A. Senol · F. Karaboga, J Supercond Nov Magn (2016) 29:2479–2485 DOI 10.1007/s10948-016-3592-1

  1. Effect of cold isostatic pressing on the transport current of filamentary MgB2 wire made by the IMD process, P Kovácˇ, I Hušek, W Pachla, T Melišek, M Kulich, A Rosová and L Kopera, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 29 (2016) 075004

  1. Effect of laser irradiation on activation energy, irreversibility field and upper critical magnetic field of bulk MgB2 superconductor, O. Erdem, E. Yanmaz, Mater Sci: Mater Electron (2016) 27:6502–6510 DOI 10.1007/s10854-016-4592-4

  1. Effects of Bi-2212 addition on the levitation force properties of bulk MgB2 superconductors Taylan Koparan, B. Savaskan, S. B. Guner, S. Celik Appl. Phys. A (2016) 122:46

  1. Enhanced Pinning Properties of Laser-Irradiated Bulk MgB2 Superconductors, O. Erdem, E. Yanmaz, J Supercond Nov Magn DOI 10.1007/s10948-016-3777-7

  1. Freeze drying technique to prepare doped nanosized B powder Bovonea, S. Kawaleb, C. Berninib, A. S. Siria,b, and M. Vignolob DiFi University of Genoa, Genoa, Italy; bCNR-SPIN Genova, Genoa, Italy, DRYING TECHNOLOGY 2016, VOL. 34, NO. 8, 923–929

  1. Improving magnetic properties of MgB2 bulk superconductors by synthetic engine oil treatment Taylan Koparan, B. Savaskan, E. Yanmaz, Physica C: Superconductivity and its applications 527 (2016) 36–40

  1. Magnetic Studies of MgB2 Prepared by Internal Magnesium Diffusion With Various Doping Boris Brunner, Michael Reissner, Miloslav Kulich, and Pavol Kováˇc, IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON APPLIED SUPERCONDUCTIVITY, VOL. 26, NO. 3, APRIL 2016

  1. MgB2 wires with Ti and NbTi barrier made by IMD process Kovácˇ ⇑, I. Hušek, M. Kulich, T. Melišek, J. Kovácˇ, L. Kopera Institute of Electrical Engineering, Slovak Academy of Sciences, Dúbravska cesta 9, 841 04 Bratislava, Slovakia, Cryogenics 79 (2016) 74–78

  1. Microstructure and superconducting properties of nanocarbon-doped internal Mg diffusion-processed MgB2 wires fabricated using different boron powders  Da Xu1, Dongliang Wang1, Chen Li1, Pusheng Yuan1, Xianping Zhang1, Chao Yao1, Chiheng Dong1, He Huang1, Yanwei Ma1, Hidetoshi Oguro, Satoshi Awaji and Kazuo Watanabe, Supercond. Sci. Technol. 29 (2016)

  1. Sintering process and critical current density of low activation Mg 11 B 2 superconductors from low temperature to high temperature Fang Cheng, Yongchang Liu, Zongqing Ma, Md Shahriar Al Hossain, M. Somer Physica C: Superconductivity and its applications 527 (2016) 9–13

  1. Superior critical current density obtained in MgB 2 bulks via employing carbon-coated boron and minor Cu addition,  Junming Peng, Yongchang Liu, Zongqing Ma, M. Shahriar Al Hossain, Ying Xin, Jianxun Jin, Physica C: Superconductivity and its applications 528 (2016) 60–64

  1. Production of TiB2 by SHS and HCl leaching at different temperatures: Characterization and investigation of sintering behavior by SPS, Meltem İpekçi, Selçuk Acar, Mustafa Elmadağlı, Jürgen Hennicke, Özge Balcı, Mehmet Somer, Ceramics International, Available online 29 October 2016,