Development of SMES Systems

  • Weijia YuanEmail author
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As energy storage devices, superconducting magnetic energy storage systems utilise a relatively simple concept; it stores energy in the magnetic field created by the flow of direct current in a superconducting coil which has been cryogenically cooled to a temperature below its superconducting critical temperature.


Reactive Power Alternate Current Energy Storage Device Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage Superconducting Coil 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Wolfson CollegeUniversity of CambridgeCambridgeUK

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