Development of ceramic superconductors for electric power applications

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The U.S. Department of Energy supports an applied superconductivity program entitled {open_quotes}Superconductivity Program for Electric Power Systems.{close_quotes} Activities under this program are designed to help develop the high-temperature superconductor (HTS) technology that is needed for industry to proceed with the commercial development of electric power applications. Research is conducted in three categories: wire development, systems technology development, and Superconductivity Partnership Initiative (SPI). Wire development activities are devoted to improving the critical current density (J{sub c}) of short-length HTS wire, whereas activities in systems technology development focus on fabrication of long-length wires, coils, and magnets. Finally, SPI activities focus on the ... continued below

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Balachandran, U. March 1, 1997.

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The U.S. Department of Energy supports an applied superconductivity program entitled {open_quotes}Superconductivity Program for Electric Power Systems.{close_quotes} Activities under this program are designed to help develop the high-temperature superconductor (HTS) technology that is needed for industry to proceed with the commercial development of electric power applications. Research is conducted in three categories: wire development, systems technology development, and Superconductivity Partnership Initiative (SPI). Wire development activities are devoted to improving the critical current density (J{sub c}) of short-length HTS wire, whereas activities in systems technology development focus on fabrication of long-length wires, coils, and magnets. Finally, SPI activities focus on the development of prototypes that consist of a generator coil, a fault current limiter, a transmission cable, and a motor. A current overview and recent progress in the development of HTSs are outlined in this paper. 48 refs., 6 figs.

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  • International workshop on high-temperature superconductivity: ten years after its discovery, Jaipur (India); Cincinnati, OH (United States), 16-21 Dec 1996; 4-7 May 1997

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  • Other: DE97007000
  • Report No.: ANL/ET/CP--93103
  • Report No.: ANL/ET/CP--91973;CONF-961233--2;CONF-970568--
  • Grant Number: W-31109-ENG-38
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 516018
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc693854

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Balachandran, U. Development of ceramic superconductors for electric power applications, article, March 1, 1997; Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc693854/: accessed January 21, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.