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Cryogenic Aspects of the U.S. SCMS Superconducting Dipole Magnet for MHD Research

  • R. C. Niemann
  • S. T. Wang
  • J. D. Gonczy
  • K. Mataya
  • W. J. Pelczarski
  • P. Smelser
  • P. C. Vander Arend
  • S. Stoy
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 23)

Abstract

The United States Superconducting Magnet System (U. S. SCMS) is part of the United States-Soviet Union cooperative agreement on magnetohydrodynamics information exchange. As part of the program, the Argonne National Laboratory Superconducting Magnet Group has designed, constructed, and tested a super-conducting dipole magnet and its supporting systems. The system consists of the superconducting magnet, a helium refrigerator/liquefier installation, a helium gas recovery system, and the control equipment necessary to operate the magnet and its associated cryogenic equipment.

Keywords

Radiation Shield Multilayer Insulation Assembly Fixture Helium Level Vacuum Jacket 
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Copyright information

© Plenum Press · New York and London 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. C. Niemann
    • 1
  • S. T. Wang
    • 1
  • J. D. Gonczy
    • 1
  • K. Mataya
    • 1
  • W. J. Pelczarski
    • 1
  • P. Smelser
    • 2
  • P. C. Vander Arend
    • 3
  • S. Stoy
    • 3
  1. 1.Argonne National LaboratoryArgonneUSA
  2. 2.JeffersonUSA
  3. 3.Cryogenic Consultants, Inc.AllentownUSA

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