Influence of Axial Pressure on Parameters of Single Pancake HTS Coil

  • A. Yu. Degtiarenko
  • E. P. KrasnoperovEmail author
  • S. V. Shavkin
  • V. V. Sychugov
Original Paper


The single pancake HTS coil (inner diameter (ID) 85 mm, outer diameter (OD) 96.5 mm, 35 turns) was investigated under axial pressure up to 12 tons in liquid nitrogen to test the influence of axial pressure on critical properties in a central plane of designed HTS double pancake–based 3 T solenoid magnet for magnetic refrigeration machine. It was shown that 15-μm thick Al2O3 oxidized coating of the aluminum disk (which was used as a heat-conducting structure) is stable (in terms of breakdown voltage and mechanical strength) with such a loading. Critical current of pancake coil does not change with axial compression up to 30 MPa pressure and starts to decrease irreversibly if P > 30 MPa. Designed axial pressure level in 3 T magnet does not exceed this permissible boundary.


Pancake HTS YBCO coil Axial pressure Al2O3 coating for insulation 


Funding Information

This work was supported by the Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation with agreement No.14.604.21.0197 (the unique identifier of applied scientific research RFMEFI60417X0197).


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.NRC “Kurchatov Institute”MoscowRussia
  2. 2.MIPTDolgoprudnyRussia

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