IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity

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Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 0001501
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Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 0001601
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Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 0001702
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Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 0001801
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Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 0001901
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• Exfoliated Thin $hbox{Bi}_{2}hbox{Sr}_{2} hbox{CaCu}_{2}hbox{O}_{8 + delta}$ Single Crystal and Its Intrinsic Josephson Junctions

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 1100104
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Thin Bi2Sr2CaCu2O8+δ (Bi-2212) single crystals with the typical thicknesses of 20-200 nm are prepared with mechanical exfoliation, which can be firmly attached to a substrate by van der Waals and/or capillary force instead of using any glue. The thin Bi-2212 single crystals are interesting for superconduct- ing device fabrication and applications ... View full abstract»

• A 12-Pole K-Band Wideband High-Temperature Superconducting Microstrip Filter

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 1500106
Cited by:  Papers (12)
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A 12-pole wideband high-temperature superconducting (HTS) microstrip bandpass filter is reported in this paper. The filter has a center frequency of 23 GHz and a bandwidth of 4.2 GHz. The filter was fabricated on a 2-in-diameter 0.25-mm-thick MgO wafer with double-sided YBCO films. Both edge and end coupling structures were employed in this paper to achieve the desired bandwidth. An insert couplin... View full abstract»

• An Ultracompact Superconducting Bandpass Filter at 40 MHz Using Spiral Resonators and a New Feedline Structure

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 1500205
Cited by:  Papers (11)
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This paper presents a superconducting filter with a bandwidth of 0.5 MHz at 40 MHz on a LaAlO3 substrate. It has a compact size of 40 mm × 19 mm, which amounts to only 0.02 λg0 × 0.01 λg0, where λg0 is the guided wavelength of the 50-Ω line on the substrate at the midband frequency. The effect of the resonator st... View full abstract»

• Detectivity Analysis and Optimization of Large-Area Freestanding-Type HTS Bolometers

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 2100107
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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Detectivity optimization of large-area freestanding-type YBCO superconducting bolometric detectors is theoretically and experimentally investigated. The effect of the device thermal parameters on the theoretical total noise-equivalent power based on background radiation, thermal fluctuation, and Johnson noise is considered. By analytical optimization of the total noise-equivalent power (NEP) of th... View full abstract»

• Effect of Pretension, Support Condition, and Cool Down on Mechanical Disturbance of Superconducting Coils

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 3800104
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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The applied pretension on the conductor and support condition during coil fabrication has a great effect on the stress state of the coil. Otherwise, the thermal contraction properties of mandrels and coils would cause residual thermal stress during cool down. A combined homogeneous cylinder method was used to analyze the mechanical performance of winding process for the condition of no mandrel sup... View full abstract»

• The Advantages and Challenges of Helical Coils for Small Accelerators—A Case Study

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 4100110
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Most of today's particle accelerators are used in industry or for medical applications, for example, in radioisotope production and cancer therapy. One important factor for these applications is the size of the accelerator, which ideally should be as small as possible. In this respect, fixed-field alternating-gradient accelerators (FFAGs) can be an attractive alternative, which combine the best fe... View full abstract»

• Quench Detection System for TF Coil-Test Campaigns of SST-1

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 4200108
Cited by:  Papers (9)
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Testing of all superconducting toroidal field (TF) coils of a steady-state superconducting tokamak (SST-1) in nominal currents of 10 000 A under supercritical helium-cooled conditions was an essential prerequisite of SST-1 machine reassembly and subsequent refurbishment. Testing of individual TF coils at its full operational load of >;1 MA in its winding pack necessarily demands to test these c... View full abstract»

• Fabrication Technique of the Model Coil for the 40-T Hybrid Magnet Superconducting Outsert

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 4300105
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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In the High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Chinese Academy of Sciences, a model coil has been fabricated and tested with the intention of developing the manufacturing technique and confirming the research and development routine of the superconducting outsert for a 40-T hybrid magnet. The model coil was layer wound using a cable-in-conduit conductor with small radius due to the restriction of the inne... View full abstract»

• Fabrication of NbTi Superconducting Joints for 400-MHz NMR Application

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 4300205
Cited by:  Papers (13)
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NbTi superconducting joints (SJs) for a 400-MHz nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) magnet system were fabricated using the superconducting solder matrix replacement in an open-air condition. A detection device for testing the resistance of SJ has been established. The results show that the overall resistance of SJs is 9.58 × 10-12 Ω under the background field of 1 T by summa... View full abstract»

• Design and Optimization of Superconducting MRI Magnet Systems With Magnetic Materials

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 4400107
Cited by:  Papers (17)
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We present a method for the optimal design of superconducting magnet systems for magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). The method integrates a linear-programming technique with the finite-element method (FEM) to calculate minimum-volume coil configurations subject to magnetic field homogeneity constraints for MRI systems that contain general nonaxisymmetric magnetic yoke structures. The method rapidly... View full abstract»

• Feasibility Study on a High-Temperature Superconducting Fault-Current-Limiting Cable (SFCLC) Using Flux-Flow Resistance

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 4800105
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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We propose a high-temperature superconducting fault-current-limiting cable (SFCLC), which is a high-temperature superconducting cable with a fault-current-limiting function. The SFCLC is expected to achieve fault-current limitation by flux-flow resistance of a long cable length. Particularly, in this paper, we focus on E-I-T characteristics of a YBCO-coated conductor at the flux-flow region. Based... View full abstract»

• Thermal–Hydraulic Analysis of a Model Coil for 40-T Hybrid Magnet Superconducting Outsert

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 4900105
Cited by:  Papers (6)
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A thermal-hydraulic performance analysis of a model coil for a 40-T hybrid magnet superconducting outsert being built at the High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Chinese Academy of Sciences, was performed. The model coil was wound with a cable-in-conduit conductor cabled in a 316LN jacket cooled with supercritical helium. The model coil, in combination with 7.5-T NbTi solenoid coils, will be capable of... View full abstract»

• Performance of a Small-Scale High Temperature Superconducting Linear Synchronous Motor Prototype

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 5200104
Cited by:  Papers (7)
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Four coils made of YBCO-coated conductor wire were fabricated and connected in series to make up the excitation system of a linear synchronous motor system with a stator made of ordinary copper wire. The electromagnetic forces experienced by the superconducting coils with respect to the stator were studied in the static case. We began with the study of one single coil, followed by two coils connec... View full abstract»

• The Effects of Short-Circuit and Inrush Currents on HTS Transformer Windings

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 5500108
Cited by:  Papers (4)
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Rapid changes and developments are being witnessed in the transformer design technologies. The phenomenal growth of power systems has put tremendous responsibilities on the industry to supply reliable and cost-effective transformers. The advent of high-temperature superconductor (HTS) materials has increased interest in research and development of superconducting transformers with major projects b... View full abstract»

• Design and Testing of a High-Temperature Superconducting Pulsed-Power Transformer

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 5500205
Cited by:  Papers (7)
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This paper presents the design process and test results of a high-temperature superconducting pulsed-power transformer (HTSPPT). The primary winding of the HTSPPT is constructed out of several double-pancake-type coils connected in series. Every double-pancake-type coil is made of Bi2223/Ag tapes. The secondary winding is constructed out of several single-pancake-type coils made of normal conducto... View full abstract»

• Hysteresis Loss Improvement in HTS Transformers Using Hybrid Winding Schemes

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 5500307
Cited by:  Papers (3)
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The amount of hysteresis losses is a key parameter for the design of high-temperature superconducting (HTS) transformers. Leakage field, particularly its radial component, decreases critical current and increases hysteresis losses in HTS tapes. Prior art proposed the adoption of two auxiliary windings to an HTS transformer for minimizing the leakage flux densities by generating a field that oppose... View full abstract»

• Manufacture and Measurement of a Fifty Kilo-Ampere Superconducting Transformer for the ASIPP Conductor Test Facility

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 5500404
Cited by:  Papers (1)
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To meet the performance test of the International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor correction coil conductors, a 50-kA superconducting transformer has been manufactured, which allows rating of test samples under different operating conditions at the Institute of Plasma Physics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (ASIPP). This transformer system is made up of two concentric layer-wound superconduc... View full abstract»

• Simulations and Tests of MCP-BSCCO-2212 Superconducting Fault Current Limiters

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 5600106
Cited by:  Papers (24)
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Superconducting fault current limiters (SCFCLs) represent a promising solution to the problem of increasing short- circuit currents in the grid. The SCFCL is based on the fast transition from the superconducting state to the normal state, causing a sudden increase in the impedance of the network. In this paper, we simulate the behavior of resistive-type SCFCL modules. The SCFCL modules are based o... View full abstract»

• Current–Time Characteristics of Resistive Superconducting Fault Current Limiters

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 5600205
Cited by:  Papers (22)
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Superconducting fault current limiters (SFCLs) may play an important role in power-dense electrical systems. Therefore, it is important to understand the dynamic characteristics of SFCLs. This will allow the behavior of multiple SFCLs in a system to be fully understood during faults and other transient conditions, which will consequently permit the coordination of the SFCL devices to ensure that o... View full abstract»

• Feasibility of Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage on Board of Ground Vehicles With Present State-of-the-Art Superconductors

Publication Year: 2012, Article Sequence Number: 5700106
Cited by:  Papers (13)
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Liquid storage of gaseous fuel on board of vehicles as possible alternative to high-pressure storage is receiving an increasing attention because of the higher mileage, the lower cost of the tank, and the faster refill allowable. The research effort devoted to liquid storage is also boosting the advance of cryogenics on board of vehicles, thus opening the way to the synergic use of superconductors... View full abstract»

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Syracuse University
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