Experimental Studies on the Current-Carrying Capacity of Niobium-Zirconium Wires under Conditions of Fixed and Swept Magnetic Field
Experimental studies have been carried out with the object of obtaining information on the difference between the current-carrying capacity of short lengths of NbZr wire in a magnetic field and the current-carrying capacity of long lengths of NbZr wire In coils, and of obtaining Information on coil design. Specimens of NbZr wire, which have either been copper-coated, thermally insulated, or left with no coating have been tested for current-carrying capacity in the superconducting state under conditions of fixed and swept magnetic field.
KeywordsMagnetic Field Sweep Rate Thermal Environment Copper Coating Wire Specimen
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