The SSC full cell prototype string test

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At the conclusion of the SSC half cell magnet string testing program in February, 1993, the preliminary data analysis revealed that several substantive technical questions remained unresolved. These questions were: (1) could the high voltages to ground (>2 kV) measured during fault (quench) conditions be substantially reduced, (2) could the number of magnetic elements that became resistive (quenched) be controlled and 3) did the cryostats of the magnetic elements provide adequate insulation and isolation to meet designed refrigeration loads. To address these and other existing questions, a prototypical fall cell of collider magnets (ten dipoles and two quadrupoles) was assembled ... continued below

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McInturff, A. D.; Kraushaar, P.; Burgett, W. & Cromer, L. October 17, 1994.

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At the conclusion of the SSC half cell magnet string testing program in February, 1993, the preliminary data analysis revealed that several substantive technical questions remained unresolved. These questions were: (1) could the high voltages to ground (>2 kV) measured during fault (quench) conditions be substantially reduced, (2) could the number of magnetic elements that became resistive (quenched) be controlled and 3) did the cryostats of the magnetic elements provide adequate insulation and isolation to meet designed refrigeration loads. To address these and other existing questions, a prototypical fall cell of collider magnets (ten dipoles and two quadrupoles) was assembled and tested. At the conclusion of this testing there were definitive answers to most of the questions with numerical substantiation, the notable exception being the beat leak question. These answers and other results and issues are presented in this paper.

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INIS; OSTI as DE95012384

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  • Applied superconductivity conference, Boston, MA (United States), 16-21 Oct 1994

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  • Other: DE95012384
  • Report No.: LBL--36306
  • Report No.: SC-MAG--480;CONF-941013--45
  • Grant Number: AC03-76SF00098;AC35-89ER40486
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 80393
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc736280

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McInturff, A. D.; Kraushaar, P.; Burgett, W. & Cromer, L. The SSC full cell prototype string test, article, October 17, 1994; California. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc736280/: accessed November 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.