Innovations in the Design of Multifilamentary NbTi Superconducting Composites for the Supercollider and Other Applications
In recent work it has been shown that strand and cable, meeting the SSC specifications can be made on a production scale.
In addition, work has been carried out to develop finer filamentary materials with larger strand diameters and higher Jc’s, capable of operating at higher fields. Some of the problems encountered and the solutions developed are discussed in an effort to illustrate to the accelerator magnet designers the properties of conductors that may be available in the near future.
KeywordsLarge Hadron Collider Diameter Wire Diameter Filament Strain Space Hydrostatic Extrusion
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