Electrical characteristics for full size NbTi cable in conduit conductor

D. Ciazynski, M. Ciotti, P. Gislon, L. Zani, P. Libeyre, M. Spadoni

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Abstract

In the ITER research program framework a full size cable in conduit NbTi short length conductor has been manufactured. The conductor is composed of two straight parallel legs with a copper joint between them at one extremity. The legs are based on different strands, Ni plated the first, CuNi internal barrier the second. The system is fully instrumented; in particular several voltage taps and thermometers measure the conductor behaviour and allow following the superconducting/normal transition. Full sets of experimental runs have been performed at the SULTAN facility obtaining a complete conductor characterisation. In this paper experimental data about the V-I characteristic as a function of the more relevant physical parameters have been investigated. © 2003 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)103 - 106
Number of pages4
JournalPhysica C: Superconductivity and its Applications
Volume401
Issue number1-4
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 15 Jan 2004

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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