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Press Release: Advanced Conductor Technologies and Center for Advanced Power systems demonstrate new superconducting power cable

Advanced Conductor Technologies LLC and Florida State University’s Center for Advanced Power Systems (CAPS) are taking a big step in the world of superconductor technology that could have major implications for naval, aviation and power grid applications. Through a grant program that encourages private industry to partner with university scientists, a research team from Advanced Conductor …

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In the News: DOE Office of Science

As published by the Department of Energy Office of Science: (download PDF) High-temperature superconductor (HTS) cables offer a potential breakthrough for developing a lower cost path to fusion energy, as well as for the next generation of proton-proton colliders. Current fusion and accelerator magnets are built using low- temperature superconductors (LTS) made of Nb-Ti and …

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In the News: Cold Facts

As published by the Cryogenic Society of America in Cold Facts, Vol 31, No 3: Development of HTS CORC® Cables for High Field Magnets and Advanced Power Transmission by Dr. Danko van der Laan, president and CEO, Advanced Conductor Technologies LLC, 2014 Roger W. Boom awardee, danko@advancedconductor.com Substantial effort put forth over the last 20 …

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In the News: University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office

As published by the University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office: Advanced Conductor Technology Commercializing CU High Performance Superconducting Cable. Company advancing work on thinner, more versatile superconducting cables for nuclear fusion power, military power transmission. BOULDER, Colo., March 6, 2014 – Advanced Conductor Technologies and the University of Colorado have completed an exclusive license agreement …

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In the News: University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office

As published by the University of Colorado Technology Transfer Office: Advanced Conductor Technologies to develop CU high performance superconducting cable technology. Thinner, more versatile superconducting cables have potential for high-energy density power transmission, high-field magnets and energy storage. BOULDER, Colo., July 18, 2012 – Advanced Conductor Technologies LLC and the University of Colorado recently completed …

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Record current of 4101 A at 19.8 T background field achieved in a high-temperature superconducting cable

A high-temperature superconducting cable was successfully tested in a background field of 19.8 T at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory. The CORC cable was wound from 40 superconducting tapes and had an outer diameter of only 7.5 mm. The cable carried a superconducting current of 4101 A at a temperature of 4.2 K in a …

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Winding current of 1950 A at 20 T achieved in layer-wound high-temperature superconducting magnet made from CORC cables

A layer-wound magnet that was constructed from a high-temperature superconducting cable was successfully tested at a temperature of 4.2 K and in a background field of 19.81 T. The CORC cable consisted of 20 superconducting tapes that were wound into 6 layers, forming a cable with an outer diameter of 7 mm. The cable was …

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CORC cable

Advanced Conductor Technologies’ compact, flexible, high-temperature superconducting cable is now called Conductor on Round Core cable (CORC).