ANL experimental program for pulsed superconducting coils

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Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) had recognized the clear advantage of a superconducting ohmic-heating (OH) coil and started an aggressive development program in FY 1977. The main objectives for FY 1977 are to develop cryostable basic cable configurations with reasonably low ac losses, to develop 12 kA cryostable cable, using it to design and build a 1.5 MJ pulsed coil, and to develop a rather inexpensive large fiberglass reinforced helium cryostat for the 1.5 MJ pulsed coil. The principal objective in building the 1.5 MJ ac coil is to demonstrate ac cryostability of a large coil ranging from 2 T/s up ... continued below

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Wang, S.T.; Kim, S.H.; Praeg, W.F. & Krieger, C.I. January 1, 1977.

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Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) had recognized the clear advantage of a superconducting ohmic-heating (OH) coil and started an aggressive development program in FY 1977. The main objectives for FY 1977 are to develop cryostable basic cable configurations with reasonably low ac losses, to develop 12 kA cryostable cable, using it to design and build a 1.5 MJ pulsed coil, and to develop a rather inexpensive large fiberglass reinforced helium cryostat for the 1.5 MJ pulsed coil. The principal objective in building the 1.5 MJ ac coil is to demonstrate ac cryostability of a large coil ranging from 2 T/s up to 12 T/s. Another objective in the pusled coil program is to determine the feasibility of parallel coil operation in order to avoid excessive voltage and current requirements and to minimize the number of turns for the equilibrium field (EF) coils, should the EF coils be connected in parallel with the OH coils. A two-coil section model using the 11 kA cable will be built and tested.

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Dep. NTIS, PC A02/MF A01.

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  • 7. symposium on fusion research project, Knoxville, TN, USA, 25 Oct 1977

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  • Report No.: CONF-771029-184
  • Grant Number: W-31-109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 5207527
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc1057826

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Wang, S.T.; Kim, S.H.; Praeg, W.F. & Krieger, C.I. ANL experimental program for pulsed superconducting coils, article, January 1, 1977; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1057826/: accessed September 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.