28 June 2015 to 2 July 2015
JW Marriott Starr Pass Resort
Etc/GMT-7 timezone

Thermal analysis of the cold mass of the 2 T solenoid for the PANDA detector at FAIR

1 Jul 2015, 15:15
15m
Tucson Ballroom F ()

Tucson Ballroom F

Contributed Oral Presentation CEC-06 - Superconducting Magnet Systems C3OrF - Superconducting Magnets Cryogenic Systems II

Speaker

Gabriella Rolando (CERN)

Description

The superconducting solenoid of the PANDA experiment at the Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research (FAIR) in Darmstadt, Germany, is designed to provide a magnetic field of 2 T over a length of about 4 m in a bore of 1.9 m. To allow a warm target feed pipe oriented transversely to the solenoid axis and penetrating through the cryostat and solenoid, the magnet is split into 3 inter-connected coils fitted in a common support cylinder. During normal operation, cooling of the cold mass to the working temperature of 4.5 K will be achieved through the circulation by natural convection of two-phase helium in cooling pipes attached to the Al-alloy support cylinder. Pure aluminum strips glued to the inner surface of the three coils and thermally bonded to the cooling pipes allow minimizing the temperature gradient across the 6-layers coils. The thermal design of the cold mass during normal operation and current ramps up and down is validated using analytical approximations and numerical simulation.

Primary author

Co-authors

Alexander Vodopyanov (Joint Inst. for Nuclear Research (RU)) Alexey Dudarev (CERN) Herman Ten Kate (CERN) Dr Lars Schmitt (GSI Darmstadt)

Presentation Materials

Your browser is out of date!

If you are using Internet Explorer, please use Firefox, Chrome or Edge instead.

Otherwise, please update your browser to the latest version to use Indico without problems.

×