High Temperature Superconductors: the path from the materials to the technical conductors

40-S2-A01 - Salle Anderson (CERN)

40-S2-A01 - Salle Anderson


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Carmine Senatore (University of Geneva) , Matteo Alessandrini (Bruker BioSpin AG)
Abstract This course addresses the current state and prospects of high temperature superconductor (HTS) technology. The scope is to illustrate the close synergetic relationship between the development of a deeper understanding of the material properties and the progresses in the conductor technology, with a focus on high field magnet applications. The course is organized in four parts: 1) An introduction to high temperature superconductivity; 2) The basics of HTS conductor fabrication (REBCO coated conductors, BSCCO-2223 tapes and BSCCO-2212 wires), including latest developments to improve performance; 3) An overview of the electromagnetic, electromechanical and thermophysical properties of the conductors; 4) Critical issues and innovative design concepts for the HTS-based magnet with an overview of noteworthy ongoing magnet projects.
    • 08:30 10:00
      Session 1 (Morning)
    • 10:00 10:30
      Coffee break 30m
    • 10:30 12:00
      Session 2 (Morning)
    • 12:00 13:00
      Lunch 1h
    • 13:00 14:30
      Session 1 (Afternoon)
    • 14:30 15:00
      Coffee break 30m
    • 15:00 16:30
      Session 2 (Afternoon)
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