Ramp Rate Sensitivity in Accelerator Magnets

  • G. T. MallickJr.
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering Materials book series (ACRE, volume 42)


Degraded magnet performance, sometimes quite dramatic, was observed in many dipole magnets built for the SSC. A number of magnets which exhibited degraded performance fell into two classes, ingeniously referred to as type “A” and “B”. As a result of a great deal of theoretical and experimental work, considerable progress has been made toward understanding this behavior. This article reviews much of this work, and speculates as to how better magnets might be produced using the results of what we have learned.


Dipole Magnet Eddy Current Ramp Rate Magnet Performance Induce Eddy Current 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. T. MallickJr.
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  1. 1.Westinghouse Science and Technology CenterPittsburghUSA

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