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Experimental and Theoretical NANOTECHNOLOGY (ETN) is a multidisciplinary peer-reviewed international journal published four issues a year. It includes specialized research papers, short communications, reviews and selected conference papers in special issues on the characterization, synthesis, processing, structure and properties of different principles and applications of NANOTECHNOLOGY; with focus on advantageous achievements and applications for the specialists in engineering, chemistry, physics and materials science.
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Electrical resistance as afunction of temperature,R(T), andX-ray powder diffractometry (XRD)patterns are reported for polycrystalline samples of the BaPb1-xBixO3system.R(T)measurementsconductedwith single phase samplesshow metal-like behaviorforBaPbO3,superconductivityinthe0.005<x<0.30range,anda insulating regimeforx>0.30.Acarefulanalysisof theonsetof the critical temperature (TC)revelsdependenceonsamplecomposition for0.005<x<0.30.Wearguethatthe composition-dependenceofTC isrelatedtothesuperconductingvolumefractionwhich ultimately leads toconnected ordisconnected superconductingclusters, similarto granular superconductors.
Keywords:Nanostructure; XRD; Superconductivity.