Excitation test results of the HTS floating coil for the mini-RT project

Nagato Yanagi, Toshiyuki Mito, Yoshimitsu Hishinuma, Yuichi Ogawa, Junji Morikawa, Kotaro Ohkuni, Masataka Iwakuma, Toshio Uede, Shinichi Nose, Ikuo Itoh

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A magnetically levitated superconducting coil device, Mini-RT, is being developed using high temperature superconductors for the purpose of examining a new magnetic confinement scheme of high-beta plasmas. The floating coil has Bi-2223 Ag-sheathed tape conductors, which will be effectively used in the temperature range of 20-40 K. The fabrication of the coil has been completed, and excitation tests of the coil were carried out in a helium cryostat. The coil was successfully excited up to the nominal current with a proper PCS operation.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1504-1507
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity
Issue number2 II
Publication statusPublished - Jun 1 2003
Event2002 Applied Superconductivity Conference - Houston, TX, United States
Duration: Aug 4 2002Aug 9 2002


All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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Yanagi, N., Mito, T., Hishinuma, Y., Ogawa, Y., Morikawa, J., Ohkuni, K., ... Itoh, I. (2003). Excitation test results of the HTS floating coil for the mini-RT project. IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 13(2 II), 1504-1507. https://doi.org/10.1109/TASC.2003.812761