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An Octagonal Architecture for High Strength PIT Nb3Sn Conductors

Published

Author(s)

L. R. Motowidlo, E Barzi, D. Turrioni, Najib Cheggour, Loren F. Goodrich

Abstract

Powder-in-Tube (PIT) Nb3Sn conductors have been fabricated utilizing a low-cost intermetallic Cu5Sn4 powder as the tin source. A novel octagonal PIT design that incorporates dispersion strengthened copper as well as a hexagonal PIT design were fabricated. In this paper, we compare the critical current and strain properties of the octagonal PIT conductor designs with standard hexagonal PIT conductor designs.
Citation
IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity
Volume
19

Keywords

Hexagonal Architecture, Irreversible Strain, Nb<sub>3</sub>Sn Wire, Octagonal Architecture, Powder-in-Tube

Citation

Motowidlo, L. , Barzi, E. , Turrioni, D. , Cheggour, N. and Goodrich, L. (2006), An Octagonal Architecture for High Strength PIT Nb<sub>3</sub>Sn Conductors, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=900875 (Accessed September 30, 2023)
Created June 5, 2006, Updated October 12, 2021