Characterization tests of the Nb3Sn calbe-in-conduit conductors for Se.C.R.E.T.S.

Pierluigi Bruzzone, Alexander Shikov, Alexandra Vorobieva, Victor Sytnikov, Arend Nijhuis, Werner Specking

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    Two Nb3Sn cable-in-conduit conductors have been procured for Se.C.R.E.T.S. (Segregated Copper Ratio Experiment on Transient Stability). The two conductors are identical in the fractional cross sections. The only difference is the location of the copper stabilizer, included either as segregated copper wires or as copper shell in the superconducting strands. A number of characterization tests, on individual strands and cabled conductors, have been carried out to establish a solid data base for the assessment of the results in the main experiment.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)1086-1089
    Number of pages4
    JournalIEEE transactions on applied superconductivity
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2000
    Event16th International Conference on Magnet Technology, MT-16 1999 - Ponte Vedra Beach, United States
    Duration: 29 Sep 19991 Oct 1999
    Conference number: 16


    • Nb3Sn
    • Cable-in-conduit
    • Critical current
    • AC losses


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