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Title: Superconducting Cable Having A Felexible Former

Abstract

In order to provide a flexible oxide superconducting cable which is reduced in AC loss, tape-shaped superconducting wires covered with a stabilizing metal are wound on a flexible former. The superconducting wires are preferably laid on the former at a bending strain of not more than 0.2%. In laying on the former, a number of tape-shaped superconducting wires are laid on a core member in a side-by-side manner, to form a first layer. A prescribed number of tape-shaped superconducting wires are laid on top of the first layer in a side-by-side manner, to form a second layer. The former may be made of a metal, plastic, reinforced plastic, polymer, or a composite and provides flexibility to the superconducting wires and the cable formed therewith.

Inventors:
 [1];  [2];  [2];  [3]
  1. Franklin, GA
  2. Carrollton, GA
  3. Eidson, TN
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Southwire Company (Carrollton, GA)
OSTI Identifier:
879825
Patent Number(s):
6867375
Application Number:
10/226177
Assignee:
Southwire Company (Carrollton, GA)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
Y - NEW / CROSS SECTIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Y10 - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER USPC Y10T - TECHNICAL SUBJECTS COVERED BY FORMER US CLASSIFICATION
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01B - CABLES
DOE Contract Number:  
FC36-98GO10286
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Hughey, Raburn L, Sinha, Uday K, Reece, David S, and Muller, Albert C. Superconducting Cable Having A Felexible Former. United States: N. p., 2005. Web.
Hughey, Raburn L, Sinha, Uday K, Reece, David S, & Muller, Albert C. Superconducting Cable Having A Felexible Former. United States.
Hughey, Raburn L, Sinha, Uday K, Reece, David S, and Muller, Albert C. Tue . "Superconducting Cable Having A Felexible Former". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/879825.
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abstractNote = {In order to provide a flexible oxide superconducting cable which is reduced in AC loss, tape-shaped superconducting wires covered with a stabilizing metal are wound on a flexible former. The superconducting wires are preferably laid on the former at a bending strain of not more than 0.2%. In laying on the former, a number of tape-shaped superconducting wires are laid on a core member in a side-by-side manner, to form a first layer. A prescribed number of tape-shaped superconducting wires are laid on top of the first layer in a side-by-side manner, to form a second layer. The former may be made of a metal, plastic, reinforced plastic, polymer, or a composite and provides flexibility to the superconducting wires and the cable formed therewith.},
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year = {2005},
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