A cryo-free 10 T high-field magnet system for a novel superconducting application-Experimental results

W. Stautner, S. Mine, K. Sivasubramaniam, J. Rochford, E. Budesheim, K. Amm

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Abstract

The experimental results of a cryo-free high-field magnet system for a novel magnetizer are presented. The magnet for the application is a superconducting racetrack coil of 0.7 m length using low AC-loss Nb 3Sn wire from Luvata. The coil selection, reaction, epoxy selection, winding trials and vacuum impregnation are reported in a previous paper. Here the experimental testing of the prototype is presented. The magnet was cooled down with a 4 K GM cryocooler to its operating temperature and ramped. The behavior during cooldown, ramping and training are presented, demonstrating the viable operation of this low-cost engineering prototype.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number6082400
JournalIEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity
Volume22
Issue number3
DOIs
StatePublished - Jun 25 2012
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Conduction-cooled magnet
  • Nb Sn wind-and-react conductor
  • low AC-loss
  • magnet training

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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