Coil and HTS Development for Fault Current Limiters
Fault current limiters are being developed to limit peak currents in transmission and distribution systems. The authors company* has developed a large, robust, high temperature superconducting (HTS) coil for this application. The development included the design of a composite superconductor and a coil configuration specifically for high transient currents and the resulting high transient forces. The results of the testing of the coil including critical current, transient impedance and ac loss data will be described.
KeywordsHigh Temperature Superconducting Composite Conductor Ripple Current Cooling Plate Coil Configuration
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