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Multistrand cables may exhibit two classes of parasitic magnetization both of which can distort the bore-field of the host magnet. They are: (1) a dynamic magnetization that is produced by interstrand coupling currents generated by time-varying magnet excitation and moderated by the interstrand contact resistances (ICR), (2) a static magnetization (??hysteretic??) resulting from the intrastrand persistent currents. This paper (i) compares the ICRs of two sets of cables with and without stainless steel cores and subjected to three levels of compaction during cabling, (ii) presents the results within the context the previously measured ICRs of a series of similar cables with cores of various widths, and (iii) concludes by comparing the LHC-ramp-rate induced coupling magnetization of a typical Rutherford cable with its transport-current-moderated persistent-current magnetizations at low and high fields.
Date of Publication: June 2010