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SSC 50mm Dipole Magnet Cryostat Thermal Measurement Results

  • W. N. Boroski
  • T. H. Nicol
  • M. K. Ruschman
  • C. J. Schoo

Abstract

A prototype Superconducting Super Collider (SSC) 50 mm dipole magnet cryostat, DCA323, was instrumented at Fermilab and delivered to the SSC Laboratory for installation into the accelerator systems string test facility. In series with other magnets, the instrumented cryostat will be used to quantify and verify cryostat thermal performance with respect to design requirements. Prior to leaving Fermilab, DCA323 was subjected to magnetic testing at the Magnet Test Facility (MTF). This presented an opportunity to obtain preliminary thermal performance data under simulated operating conditions. It should be noted that measurements of overall cryostat thermal performance were not possible during the MTF measurements as the magnet test stands are designed for magnetic rather than thermal testing. They are not designed to limit heat inleak to the ends of the cryostat, which has been shown to have a significant effect on overall measured thermal performance1. Nonetheless, these measurements do offer insight into the performance of several of the cryostat components and sub-systems.

Keywords

Heat Load Thermal Performance Support Post Thermal Shield Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory 
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References

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • W. N. Boroski
    • 1
  • T. H. Nicol
    • 1
  • M. K. Ruschman
    • 1
  • C. J. Schoo
    • 1
  1. 1.Fermi National Accelerator LaboratoryBataviaUSA

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