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Title: Superconducting magnet cooling system

Abstract

A device is provided for cooling a conductor to the superconducting state. The conductor is positioned within an inner conduit through which is flowing a supercooled liquid coolant in physical contact with the conductor. The inner conduit is positioned within an outer conduit so that an annular open space is formed therebetween. Through the annular space is flowing coolant in the boiling liquid state. Heat generated by the conductor is transferred by convection within the supercooled liquid coolant to the inner wall of the inner conduit and then is removed by the boiling liquid coolant, making the heat removal from the conductor relatively independent of conductor length.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory (FNAL), Batavia, IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
US Atomic Energy Commission (AEC)
OSTI Identifier:
862921
Patent Number(s):
4048437
Application Number:
05/584423
Assignee:
United States Energy Research and Development Administration (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01B - CABLES
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y02 - TECHNOLOGIES OR APPLICATIONS FOR MITIGATION OR ADAPTATION AGAINST CLIMATE CHANGE Y02E - REDUCTION OF GREENHOUSE GAS [GHG] EMISSIONS, RELATED TO ENERGY GENERATION, TRANSMISSION OR DISTRIBUTION
DOE Contract Number:  
AT(49-8)-3000
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 1975 Jun 06
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
superconducting; magnet; cooling; device; provided; conductor; positioned; inner; conduit; flowing; supercooled; liquid; coolant; physical; contact; outer; annular; space; formed; therebetween; boiling; heat; generated; transferred; convection; wall; removed; removal; relatively; independent; length; formed therebetween; flowing coolant; superconducting magnet; liquid coolant; inner wall; heat removal; annular space; heat generated; physical contact; inner conduit; /174/335/505/

Citation Formats

Vander Arend, Peter C., and Fowler, William B. Superconducting magnet cooling system. United States: N. p., 1977. Web.
Vander Arend, Peter C., & Fowler, William B. Superconducting magnet cooling system. United States.
Vander Arend, Peter C., and Fowler, William B. Sat . "Superconducting magnet cooling system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/862921.
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abstractNote = {A device is provided for cooling a conductor to the superconducting state. The conductor is positioned within an inner conduit through which is flowing a supercooled liquid coolant in physical contact with the conductor. The inner conduit is positioned within an outer conduit so that an annular open space is formed therebetween. Through the annular space is flowing coolant in the boiling liquid state. Heat generated by the conductor is transferred by convection within the supercooled liquid coolant to the inner wall of the inner conduit and then is removed by the boiling liquid coolant, making the heat removal from the conductor relatively independent of conductor length.},
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