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Abstract

The well cooled criterion is now used extensively to characterise stability in the design of superconducting cable-in-conduit conductors. Using a simplified analytical model, a very simple formula has been derived which directly yields the critical energy of such a conductor, for the case of a constant heat transfer coefficient between the strands and helium. This formula, in agreement with numerical simulations, shows that the well cooled criterion is not a guarantee of a high stability margin in terms of energy.

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Authors: CIAZYNSKI D, CEA, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, CEN Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR);TURCK B, CEA, Département de Recherches sur la Fusion Contrôlée, CEN Cadarache, Saint-Paul-lez-Durance (FR)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Cryogenics, Vol. 33 (1993) No. 11, pp. 1066-1071
Record Number: 199311547 / Last updated on: 1994-11-28
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en
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