Superconducting current transformer for testing Nb3Sn cable splicing technique

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To provide a quick feedback on different approaches to superconducting cable splicing design and assembly techniques, a superconducting current transformer that can deliver more than 20 kA for testing splice samples has been designed and fabricated. The existing infrastructure of the Short Sample Test Facility at Fermilab, including its cryostat, power supply, and data acquisition system, was used for housing and operating the transformer. This report presents the design features of the transformer and the main results of cable splice tests.

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al., Nicolai Andreev et September 10, 2002.

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To provide a quick feedback on different approaches to superconducting cable splicing design and assembly techniques, a superconducting current transformer that can deliver more than 20 kA for testing splice samples has been designed and fabricated. The existing infrastructure of the Short Sample Test Facility at Fermilab, including its cryostat, power supply, and data acquisition system, was used for housing and operating the transformer. This report presents the design features of the transformer and the main results of cable splice tests.

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  • Applied Superconductivity Conference, Houston, TX (US), 08/04/2002--08/09/2002

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  • Report No.: FERMILAB-Conf-02/163-E
  • Grant Number: AC02-76CH03000
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 800974
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc743106

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al., Nicolai Andreev et. Superconducting current transformer for testing Nb3Sn cable splicing technique, article, September 10, 2002; Batavia, Illinois. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc743106/: accessed September 22, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.