22-27 September 2019
Hyatt Regency Hotel Vancouver
Canada/Pacific timezone

Mon-Mo-Po1.10-08 [116]: Magnetic Levitation Characteristics of HTS bulk above new type of Electromagnets for HTS Maglev

23 Sep 2019, 09:15
Level 3 Posters

Level 3 Posters


Mr Chaoqun Zhao (Tianjin University)


Recently, we investigated High Temperature Superconductor (HTS)-ElectroMagnet (EM) interaction characteristics with experiments and computer simulations. In this investigation, new type of EMs with different geometries were designed and built for comparative analysis. We also set up a three dimensional force measurement system to evaluate the levitation and guidance forces with different EM geometries and configurations. The magnetic field distribution at different EM configurations and different excitation conditions was simulated with a commercial FEA software. The simulation results were verified by the experimental ones. The goal of this study is to explore the practical applications of a HTS-EM levitation transportation system. In principle, EM rails are able to adopt a Segmented Instant Excitation (SIE) mode to realize a minimum levitation power loss as well as sufficient levitation and guidance forces for the train. In this presentation, we report the details of this study and confirm the feasibility of a HTS-EM levitation transportation system.

Primary author

Mr Chaoqun Zhao (Tianjin University)


Prof. Ying Xin (Tianjin University) Mrs Wei Hong (Tianjin University) Ms Yuyan Wen (Tianjin University) Mr Hui Jin (Tianjin University) Mr Wenxin Li (Tianjin University)

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