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# IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity

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• ### Design and Application of Superconducting Fault Current Limiter in a Multiterminal HVDC System

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 3800805
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Voltage source converter based HVdc (VSC-HVdc) systems are prone to high short-circuit current during transmission line faults. The situation for multiterminal HVdc (MTDC) systems is worse. The characteristics of superconducting material are ideal to limit the fault current in HVdc systems. This paper presents a novel use of the resistive type of superconducting fault current limiter (SFCL) in the... View full abstract»

• ### Modeling of Quench in the Coupled HTS Insert/LTS Outsert Magnet System of the NHMFL

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 4301013
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The National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL), Tallahassee, FL, USA, has developed a 32-T all-superconducting user magnet system combining two series-connected high-field high-temperature superconductor (HTS) nested inner coils (insert) wound with SuperPower REBCO tapes and a low-temperature superconducting (LTS) outer magnet (outsert) composed of five coils (broken in 17 electrical sections... View full abstract»

• ### Comparison of Superconducting Fault Current Limiter and Dynamic Voltage Restorer for LVRT Improvement of High Penetration Microgrid

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 3800607
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For a high penetration microgrid, improving its low-voltage ride-through (LVRT) capability under some minor or temporary faults can contribute to reinforcing power support and reducing network instability. In this paper, the comparison of a superconducting fault current limiter (SFCL) and a dynamic voltage restorer (DVR) for LVRT capability enhancement of a 10-kV microgrid is conducted. Concerning... View full abstract»

• ### Design of Quad-Channel High-Temperature Superconducting Diplexer Using Spiral Stub-Loaded Resonators

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 1502105
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A quad-channel high-temperature superconducting (HTS) diplexer with high isolation using spiral stub-loaded resonators (SSLRs) is presented in this paper. The quad-channel diplexer contains two paths with four SSLRs. Each path consists of two passbands that each passband shares two common SSLRs for size reduction. The SSLR structure of this study offers several design freedoms, such as the passban... View full abstract»

• ### Compact 2.2 K Cooling System for Superconducting Nanowire Single Photon Detectors

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 9500405
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We are developing a compact, low-power, closed cycle cooling system for superconducting nanowire single photon detectors. The base temperature of the present prototype, which uses a helium-4 Joule-Thomson stage, is 2.2 K with over 1.2 mW of cooling. This stage is precooled to 10 K using a three-stage linear compressor pulse tube cooler. A fully optimized system is projected to consume less than 25... View full abstract»

• ### Towards 32-bit Energy-Efficient Superconductor RQL Processors: The Cell-Level Design and Analysis of Key Processing and On-Chip Storage Units

Publication Year: 2015, Article Sequence Number: 1300408
Cited by:  Papers (8)
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New superconductor single flux quantum logics with no static power dissipation in bias resistors, such as Reciprocal Quantum Logic (RQL), offer opportunities to create energy-efficient superconductor processors operating at high frequencies with ultra-low power consumption. This paper discusses the results of our work on the cell-level design and analysis of a benchmark set of 32-/64-bit RQL proce... View full abstract»

• ### Recent Developments in High-Temperature Superconducting Magnet Technology (Review)

Publication Year: 2014, Article Sequence Number: 4602412
Cited by:  Papers (52)
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The use of magnets made of high temperature superconductors (HTS) such as BSCCO and REBCO easily provide higher magnetic fields and higher operating temperatures, enabling dramatic improvements in superconducting magnet technology. The LTS magnet technology is very well summarized in text books written by M. N. Wilson (Superconducting magnets, Clarendon Press Oxford, 1983) and Y. Iwasa (Case studi... View full abstract»

• ### Development of Superconducting Magnetic Bearing for 300 kW Flywheel Energy Storage System

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 3600804
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The world's largest-class flywheel energy storage system (FESS), with a 300 kW power, was established at Mt. Komekura in Yamanashi prefecture in 2015. The FESS, connected to a 1-MW megasolar plant, effectively stabilized the electrical output fluctuation of the photovoltaic (PV) power plant caused by the change in sunshine. The FESS uses a superconducting magnetic bearing (SMB) to levitate a heavy... View full abstract»

• ### HTS Pancake Coils Without Turn-to-Turn Insulation

Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1592 - 1595
Cited by:  Papers (139)
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This paper reports a study of HTS pancake coils without turn-to-turn insulation. Three no-insulation (NI) pancake coils were wound: each single and double pancake coil of Bi2223 conductor and one single pancake of ReBCO conductor. An equivalent electrical circuit for modeling NI coils was verified by two sets of test: 1) charge-discharge; and 2) sudden discharge. Also, an overcurrent test in which... View full abstract»

• ### Design of High-Temperature Superconducting Wideband Bandpass Filter With Narrow-Band Notch Resonators for Radio Telescope Application

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 1501704
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This paper presents a compact wideband bandpass filter (BPF) integrating with two narrow-band notch resonators, for preventing the wideband communication system from interfering. The wideband filter adopts an asymmetric stub-loaded multimode resonator to obtain a bandwidth of 66.7%, with excellent passband fluctuation. In addition, two multiloop resonators are used to implement a 0.56% narrow-band... View full abstract»

• ### Improved Critical Current Densities of Bulk MgB2 Using Carbon-Coated Amorphous Boron

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 6201104
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In this study, we report on a further improvement of the critical current density of the sintered bulk MgB2 material utilizing the optimized sintering temperature combined with a varying content of carbon in carbon-encapsulated boron. The MgB2 bulk was prepared from high-purity commercial powder of Mg metal and a carbon-encapsulated boron with 0 wt.%, 2.8 wt.%, 4.5 wt.%, and ... View full abstract»

• ### A New High-Temperature Superconducting Vernier Permanent-Magnet Machine for Wind Turbines

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 5202905
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A vernier permanent magnet (VPM) machine using high-temperature superconducting (HTS) winding for dual excitation is proposed for wind power generation. The proposed VPM machine adopts the parallel hybrid excitation configuration, the stator consists of an identical tooth pair connected together by the stator yoke and the rotor contains two sets of consequent-pole permanent magnets joined together... View full abstract»

• ### Development and Application of the Maglev Transportation System

Publication Year: 2008, Page(s):92 - 99
Cited by:  Papers (25)
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The development of the Maglev train is a very important achievement in passenger transportation for the 20th century. Based on the recent information this paper describes the development of different Maglev systems, the application of Maglev for passenger transportation, and the experience of promoting the Maglev transportation in China. View full abstract»

• ### Slow Electron–Phonon Cooling in Superconducting Diamond Films

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 7501104
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We have measured the electron-phonon energy-relaxation time, τeph, in superconducting boron-doped diamond films grown on silicon substrate by chemical vapor deposition. The observed electron-phonon cooling times vary from 160 ns at 2.70 K to 410 ns at 1.8 K following a T -2-dependence. The data are consistent with the values of τeph previously reported for singl... View full abstract»

• ### Study of the Flux Pinning Landscape of YBCO Thin Films With Single and Mixed Phase Additions BaMO3 + Z: M = Hf, Sn, Zr and Z = Y2O3, Y211

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 7500805
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Addition of nanophase defects to YBa2Cu3O7 (YBCO) superconductor thin films enhances flux pinning, resulting in an increase in transport current densities (Jct). While previous studies focused on single-phase additions such as BaSnO3, BaZrO3, and Y2 BaCuO5 (Y211); the addition of several phases simultaneously has shown strong improvements by combining di... View full abstract»

• ### Surface Resistance of Superconductors in the Presence of a DC Magnetic Field: Frequency and Field Intensity Limits

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 3500506
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We revisit the classical rigid-fluxon model which describes the effect of an applied magnetic flux on the RF surface resistance of a superconductor and discuss explicit formulations for a few limit cases. As an application, we discuss the role of magnetic flux on the enhanced surface resistance of RF accelerating cavities based on niobium, depending on its material properties. We also assess the c... View full abstract»

• ### High-Temperature Superconductivity: A Roadmap for Electric Power Sector Applications, 2015–2030

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 0500907
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A roadmap document for high-temperature superconductivity (HTS) in the electric power sector, 2015-2030, was developed by the signatories to an International Energy Agency (IEA) Technology Collaboration Program for “Assessing the Impacts of High Temperature Superconductivity on the Electric Power Sector” to outline the current state of the industry development of HTS devices and what... View full abstract»

• ### A Novel Single-PM-Array Magnetic Gear With HTS Bulks

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 5202705
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The coaxial magnetic gear is considered as a promising alternative to mechanical gearboxes. This paper proposes a novel single-permanent-magnet-array coaxial magnetic gear with only one layer of permanent magnets, which is stationary. The flux-modulating teeth are made of high-temperature-superconducting (HTS) material. Working principles of the proposed single-permanent-magnet-array coaxial magne... View full abstract»

• ### A hybrid energy storage with a SMES and secondary battery

Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):1915 - 1918
Cited by:  Papers (91)
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An energy storage device with high energy density and high power density is desired for compensation of fluctuating loads such as railway substations and distributed generations such as wind turbines. Typically, a SMES (Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage) has higher power density than other devices of the same purpose, and secondary batteries have higher energy density than SMES. In this stud... View full abstract»

• ### Superconductively levitated transport system - the SupraTrans project

Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):2301 - 2305
Cited by:  Papers (120)
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SupraTrans is an innovative transportation concept based on the principle of superconductive magnetic levitation. The aim of the project is to create a fully working prototype, which proves its ability for passenger transport by explicit consideration of the compatibility between systems for propulsion, safety, positioning, power supply, transport logistics and the levitation system itself. The Su... View full abstract»

• ### Demagnetization of a Complete Superconducting Radiofrequency Cryomodule: Theory and Practice

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 3500406
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A significant advance in magnetic field management in a fully assembled superconducting radiofrequency cryomodule has been achieved and is reported here. Demagnetization of the entire cryomodule after assembly is a crucial step toward the goal of average magnetic flux density less than 0.5 μT at the location of the superconducting radio frequency cavities. An explanation of the physics of d... View full abstract»

• ### An Integrated Row-Based Cell Placement and Interconnect Synthesis Tool for Large SFQ Logic Circuits

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 1302008
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This paper presents a row-based design methodology covering cell placement, clock tree synthesis, and routing steps for large SFQ circuits. The proposed placement tool initiates by running a state-of-the-art CMOS placer, which places fixed-height but variable-width cells in rows on the chip. Cells in each row are then grouped together such that each group contains at most k cells with the same log... View full abstract»

• ### Design and Flux-Weakening Control of an Interior Permanent Magnet Synchronous Motor for Electric Vehicles

Publication Year: 2016, Article Sequence Number: 0606906
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Permanent magnet synchronous motors (PMSMs) provide a competitive technology for EV traction drives owing to their high power density and high efficiency. In this paper, three types of interior PMSMs with different PM arrangements are modeled by the finite element method (FEM). For a given amount of permanent magnet materials, the V-shape interior PMSM is found better than the U-shape and the conv... View full abstract»

• ### Comparison of Candidate Architectures for Future Distributed Propulsion Aircraft

Publication Year: 2016, Article Sequence Number: 3601409
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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Turbine-engine-driven distributed electrical aircraft power systems [also referred to as turboelectric distributed propulsion (TeDP)] are proposed for providing thrust for future aircraft with superconducting components operating at 77 K, in order for performance and emission targets to be met. The proposal of such systems presents a radical change from current state-of-the-art aeroelectrical powe... View full abstract»

• ### Topology Comparison of Superconducting Generators for 10-MW Direct-Drive Wind Turbines: Cost of Energy Based

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 5202007
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This paper aims at finding feasible electromagnetic designs of superconducting synchronous generators (SCSGs) for a 10-MW direct-drive wind turbine. Since a lower levelized cost of energy (LCoE) increases the feasibility of SCSGs in this application, 12 generator topologies are compared regarding their LCoE in a simplified form of levelized equipment cost of energy (LCoEeq). MgB2 View full abstract»

• ### Study on the Current Limiting Performance of a Novel SFCL in DC Systems

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 5601106
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With the development of modern power systems, the occurrence of fault current and system sensitivity to fault current have increased. Along with extensive damage to network hardware, considerable consumer losses can result from fault current events. However, with the extensive application of voltage source converter based power systems, large dc fault current becomes an important issue due to the ... View full abstract»

• ### High-Efficiency Transmission of a Wireless Power Transmission System for Low-Frequency Using REBCO Double-Pancake Coils

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 5400106
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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Wireless power transmission has been investigated to realize more efficient and more convenient noncontact power transmission systems for electric tramways, electric vehicles, portable telephones, and so on. Since the magnetic resonance type wireless power transmission system is often used in frequency regions of megahertz, there are some problems, such as the increase of wire resistance due to sk... View full abstract»

• ### Computation of Losses in HTS Under the Action of Varying Magnetic Fields and Currents

Publication Year: 2014, Article Sequence Number: 8200433
Cited by:  Papers (70)
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Numerical modeling of superconductors is widely recognized as a powerful tool for interpreting experimental results, understanding physical mechanisms, and predicting the performance of high-temperature-superconductor (HTS) tapes, wires, and devices. This is particularly true for ac loss calculation since a sufficiently low ac loss value is imperative to make these materials attractive for commerc... View full abstract»

• ### A Novel Model of HVDC Hybrid-Type Superconducting Circuit Breaker and Its Performance Analysis for Limiting and Breaking DC Fault Currents

Publication Year: 2015, Article Sequence Number: 5603009
Cited by:  Papers (5)
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The key obstacle in integrating high-voltage direct current (HVDC) point-to-point networks into meshed multiterminal HVDC networks (MTDC) is the absence of dc circuit breakers (DCCBs), which can timely and reliably isolate the faulty HVDC network from the MTDC. In this paper, a novel hybrid-type superconducting DCCB model (SDCCB) is proposed. The SDCCB has a superconducting fault current limiter (... View full abstract»

• ### Conceptual Design and Operating Characteristics of Multi-Resonance Antennas in the Wireless Power Charging System for Superconducting MAGLEV Train

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 3601805
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Recently super high-speed magnetic levitation (MAGLEV) using high-temperature superconducting (HTS) magnet has been expected as next-generation transportation since superconducting magnet can keep mighty levitation force. The superconducting magnet at MAGLEV train should be continually charged with high power in order to keep stronger and stable levitation force. Practically, since conventional po... View full abstract»

• ### AC Loss Characteristics in Kilohertz Frequency Band of a High-Temperature Superconductor Coil for a Wireless Power Transmission System

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 4702005
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Improvement of transmission efficiency is an important issue in a large-capacity wireless power transmission (WPT) system using copper coils for automobiles and electric railways. We have investigated the application of a high-temperature superconducting (HTS) coil to a high-power WPT system operating in the frequency region of 10 kHz. We measured the transport current losses of GdBCO and Bi2223 t... View full abstract»

• ### Numerical Simulations of AC Losses in Multifilamentary Superconducting Tapes Under Bending Strain

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 8400710
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AC loss has become a key problem for practical applications of high-temperature superconductors. It is well known that mechanical deformation will affect the critical current and ac loss as the superconductor is subjected to the magnetic field or transport current. In this paper, the ac losses in Bi2Cr2Ca2Cu 3O10 (Bi2223)/Ag tapes under... View full abstract»

• ### 10 MW Class Superconductor Wind Turbine Generators

Publication Year: 2011, Page(s):1089 - 1092
Cited by:  Papers (121)
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High temperature superconductor (HTS) technology enables generators with one third the weight and one half the losses of conventional machines. These technologies enable a significant reduction in the size and weight of 10 MW-class generators for direct-drive wind turbine systems and reduce the cost of clean energy relative to conventional copper and permanent-magnet-based generators and gearboxes... View full abstract»

• ### Analysis on Effect of SFCL Applied to an Isolated Microgrid With a Dynamic Load Model

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 3800304
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This paper analyzes the effect of a resistive superconducting fault current limiter (R-SFCL) applied to an isolated microgrid with a dynamic load model. The isolated microgrid with high penetration of distributed generators (DGs) is vulnerable to faults in aspect of frequency stability. For the more accurate analysis of the isolated microgrid, the dynamic composite load model, which consists of a ... View full abstract»

• ### Miniaturized High-Temperature Superconducting Diplexer Using Common Resonator and Cross Coupling Structure

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 1502304
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This paper presents a miniaturized high-temperature superconducting (HTS) diplexer for mobile (1.8 GHz) and wireless local area network (2.4 GHz). A stub-loaded spiral resonator is used as a signal splitter and a common resonator for both channels. A cross coupling between the common port and fourth resonator of the lower channel is introduced via a transmission line, transmission zeros have been ... View full abstract»

• ### Mechanical Properties of MJ-Class Toroidal Magnet Wound by Composite HTS Conductor

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 5700605
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An MJ-class superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) system has a wide range of potential applications in electric power systems. The composite high-temperature superconducting HTS conductor, which has the advantages of carrying large critical currents and withstanding high magnetic fields, is suitable for winding an MJ-class magnet coil. However, the Lorentz force of an HTS wire is so large... View full abstract»

• ### Residual Stress in Nb3Sn Superconductor Strand Introduced by Structure and Stoichiometric Distribution After Heat Treatment

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 6000909
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Nb3Sn, a widely adopted superconducting material, suffers from fragility and sensitivity to strain. Many studies have anticipated these drawbacks to be greatly influenced by thermal expansion mismatch between the Nb3Sn superconducting phase and matrix. We conducted X-ray diffraction (XRD) stress analysis on a heat treated bronze strand at room temperature and found that its a... View full abstract»

• ### Next Generation More-Electric Aircraft: A Potential Application for HTS Superconductors

Publication Year: 2009, Page(s):1055 - 1068
Cited by:  Papers (66)
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Sustainability in the aviation industry calls for aircraft that are significantly quieter and more fuel efficient than today's fleet. Achieving this will require revolutionary new concepts, in particular, electric propulsion. Superconducting machines offer the only viable path to achieve the power densities needed in airborne applications. This paper outlines the main issues involved in using supe... View full abstract»

• ### SMES/Battery Hybrid Energy Storage System for Electric Buses

Publication Year: 2016, Article Sequence Number: 5700305
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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This paper proposes a novel use of superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) hybridized with the battery into the electric bus (EB) with the benefit of extending battery lifetime. A new power control algorithm, which integrates a power grading strategy with the filtration control method, is introduced in this paper, achieving further improvement of battery lifetime. To demonstrate the perform... View full abstract»

• ### Application of a Novel Superconducting Fault Current Limiter in a VSC-HVDC System

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 5600706
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Compared with the traditional high-voltage direct-current based on line commutated converter (LCC-HVDC), the voltage source converter-based HVDC (VSC-HVDC) system has several advantages. However, VSCs are vulnerable to the dc short-circuit faults because of the large discharge current of the dc-link capacitor. This paper presents a novel superconducting fault current limiter (SFCL), which can effe... View full abstract»

• ### Solar Electric Motor on Superconducting Bearings: Design and Tests in Liquid Nitrogen

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 5200505
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The concept of the motor, described here, has been presented for the first time in 1959. It allows us to convert light energy into mechanical energy, without the need of any brushes or other power electronics. An original improvement that we have made to this structure concerns the superconducting suspension which tends to limit frictions and ensures natural stability of the rotor. The second majo... View full abstract»

• ### High power density superconducting motor for all-electric aircraft propulsion

Publication Year: 2005, Page(s):2226 - 2229
Cited by:  Papers (32)
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NASA conducts and funds research to advance the state of the art in aeronautics, including improvements in aircraft design leading to enhanced performance in areas such as noise, emissions, and safety. A particular initiative involves development of an all-electric aircraft requiring significant improvements in certain technologies. NASA has started a new project with one of the objectives being t... View full abstract»

• ### Effect of Tape's $I_{\rm c}$ Inhomogeneity and Strand Misalignment on the Transport Capacity of Roebel Cables

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 6603605
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In calculations for predicting the performance of high-temperature superconducting (HTS) cables, uniform physical and geometrical properties of the tapes are usually assumed. However, commercially available coated conductor tapes present a certain nonuniformity of their transport capability-namely their critical current-along the length. In addition, when coated conductor strands are compactly ass... View full abstract»

• ### Application of a SFCL for Fault Ride-Through Capability Enhancement of DG in a Microgrid System and Relay Protection Coordination

Publication Year: 2016, Article Sequence Number: 5603608
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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Concerning that a short-circuit fault happens inside a microgrid system, parts of distributed generation (DG) units may not meet the fault ride-through (FRT) requirements and will be enforced to disconnect. This paper suggests a modified flux-coupling-type superconducting fault current limiter (SFCL) to improve the DG's FRT capability, and investigates the relay protection coordination in the micr... View full abstract»

• ### Superconducting Super Motor and Generator

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 5200105
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We have developed a new type of superconducting synchronous rotating machine whose self-induction is cancelled out, with the intention of achieving a very high power-to-weight ratio including the weight of the cooling system. Magnetic cores are used to direct the magnetic field from permanent magnets on the rotors onto superconducting wires on the stator, and the reaction of the Lorenz force is us... View full abstract»

• ### scraps: An Open-Source Python-Based Analysis Package for Analyzing and Plotting Superconducting Resonator Data

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 1500205
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We present “scraps” (SuperConducting Analysis and Plotting Software), a Python package designed to aid in the analysis and visualization of large amounts of superconducting resonator data, specifically complex transmission as a function of frequency, acquired at many different temperatures and driving powers. The package includes a least squares fitting engine as well as a Monte Carl... View full abstract»

• ### Electromagnetic Design of a 10-kW-Class Flux-Switching Linear Superconducting Hybrid Excitation Generator for Wave Energy Conversion

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 5201706
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Research on linear generators for direct-drive wave energy conversion has mostly focused on inner-secondary sole permanent magnet (PM) linear generators, among which vernier hybrid machine and flux-switching generators are considered as the best selection. In this study, an outer-secondary tubular superconducting hybrid excitation linear generator is presented to increase the power density and red... View full abstract»

• ### Fast Charging and Thermal Stability Improvement of a Conduction Cooled HTS Coil Wound by Graphene Oxide Coated HTS Tape

Publication Year: 2017, Article Sequence Number: 4603704
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The equivalent thermal conductivity of the conduction cooled high-temperature superconducting (HTS) coil is one among important design parameters. It is possible to rapidly rise the hot spot temperature of HTS coil in quench, because the normal propagation velocity of HTS wire is lower than 100 times one of low-temperature superconducting wire such as NbTi or Nb3Sn alloy, and the conduction cooled... View full abstract»

• ### Application of Small-Sized SMES in an EV Charging Station With DC Bus and PV System

Publication Year: 2015, Article Sequence Number: 5700406
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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As small-sized superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) system is commercially available at present, the function and effect of a small-sized SMES in an EV charging station including photovoltaic (PV) generation system is studied in this paper, which provides a practical application of small-sized SMES. The comparison of three quick response energy storage systems including flywheel, capacit... View full abstract»

• ### Improvement of Recovery Characteristics of REBCO Tape With Several Surface Conditions for Resistive Fault Current Limiter

Publication Year: 2017, Page(s):1 - 5
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Superconducting fault current limiters (SFCLs) are required to return to the superconducting state within the proper time (recovery time) after limiting a fault current according to a relay operation scheme in a power system. In order to apply SFCLs to power systems, the recovery time is important property and deeply depends on the heat transfer property of the heated surface of the superconductin... View full abstract»

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