EU conductor development for ITER CS and TF model coils

A. Della Corte, M.V. Ricci, M. Spadoni

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Abstract

A significant effort is underway in the European Union for the manufacture of superconducting conductors for ITER TF and CS Model Coils. For the CSMC the EU will contribute about 6.5t of bronze NbjSn strand, 1200m of full size cable and the jacketing of the entire conductor length, 5787m. The TFMC conductor, on the other hand, will be entirely manufactured within EU: 4t of internal tin Nb-jSn strand, cabling and jacketing of 1km of TF conductor. This paper deals with the present status of the industrial activities. The achievements and lessons learned from the various manufacturing processes are presented. © 1997 IEEE.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)763 - 765
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity
Volume7
Issue number2 PART 1
Publication statusPublished - 1997
Externally publishedYes

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All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

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

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Della Corte, A., Ricci, M. V., & Spadoni, M. (1997). EU conductor development for ITER CS and TF model coils. IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 7(2 PART 1), 763 - 765.