A 100 MVA Generator Utilizing High-Temperature Superconducting Windings: Design Assessment and Component Development
The Department of Energy (DoE) sponsored Superconductivity Partnership Initiative (SPI) program for the development of a high-temperature superconducting generator is summarized in this paper. A review of the fabrication and testing of large coils wound at GE from silver-clad (Bi,Pb)2Sr2Ca2Cu3O10 tape supplied by Intermagnetics General Corporation (IGC) is described. Processes for conductor insulation, winding, and epoxy impregnation of the coils are described.
KeywordsPaper Insulation Test Coil Epoxy Impregnation Turn Insulation BSCCO Tape
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