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for superconducting power cables

22/03/2011

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  • 12 MgB2 filaments surrounding a Cu+Fe core, Nickel or Monel external matrix.
  • Dimensions: the smaller available cross section is 0.8 mm x 0.8 mm.
  • Round shape is also available: Ø >1 mm (1.67mm, 1.37mm and 1.13 mm diameter  right now
    available)
  • Ic @ 24K,0.5T ≈ 400A for a 1.21mm2 section wire
  • Cost << 10 €/kAm  <<13$/kAm
  • Single-piece length: Up to 3 km
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  • 19,37,61 or 91 MgB2 filaments, Nickel or Monel external matrix
  • Dimensions: the smaller available cross section is 0.8 mm x 0.8 mm
  • Round shape is also available: Ø >1 mm (1.67mm, 1.37mm and 1.13 mm diameter right now
    available)
  • Wire stabilization available: addition of copper on the wire external surface through electrodeposition
  • Ic @ 24K,0.5T > 470A for a 1.3mm2 section wire, depending on the number of filaments
  • Cost << 10 €/kAm  <<13$/kAm
  • Single-piece length: Up to 3 km
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  • 19 MgB2 filaments inside a Copper tube, Nickel or Monel external matrix
  • Dimensions: the smaller available cross section is 0.8 mm x 0.8 mm
  • Round shape is also available: Ø >1 mm (1.67mm, 1.37mm and 1.13 mm diameter right now
    available)
  • Ic @ 24K,0.5T ≈ 370A for a 1.3mm2 section wire
  • Cost << 10 €/kAm  <<13$/kAm
  • Single-piece length: Up to 3 km  

If you want to learn more about round/square MgB2-based wires for superconducting power cable application please dowload the following.pdf file