Press Release: Advanced Conductor Technologies receives $1.6 million in ARPA-E funding for superconducting aircraft power cables

Boulder-based Advanced Conductor Technologies (ACT) announced today that it has been awarded a $1.6 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) to develop compact superconducting power cables for future use in twin-aisle electric aircraft. The project will be supported by researchers from Florida State University’s Center for Advanced Power …

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Press Release: First CORC® cable magnet aces test

Advanced Conductor Technologies LLC and the Applied Superconductivity Center within Florida State University’s National High Magnetic Field Laboratory have successfully demonstrated the world’s first high-current, high-field insert magnet wound from high-temperature superconducting cables, operating in tandem with a low-temperature superconducting outsert magnet. The successful test has a major impact on the development of future particle …

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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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Danko van der Laan receives 2016 Carl H. Rosner Entrepreneurship Award

This Entrepreneurship Award is named for Mr. Carl H. Rosner, whose career is an excellent example of a successful entrepreneur in the commercialization of superconductivity. Early in his professional career Mr. Rosner left the research department of a large industrial company to start a small company, Intermagnetics General Corporation (IGC), which focused on the design …

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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

The University of Colorado’s Technology Transfer Office has released a CU Startups poster providing info on financings, acquisitions and more for companies created based on CU technology since the early 1990’s, including Advanced Conductor Technologies. The poster is based on data through July 1, 2014.             (Click on the image …

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In the News: Cold Facts

As published in Cold Facts: Danko van der Laan Receives 2014 Boom Award The CSA Roger W. Boom Award was presented to Dr. Danko van der Laan, president, Advanced Conductor Technologies, LLC, during the August 11 awards ceremony at the Applied Superconductivity Conference in Charlotte NC. It was presented by Dr. Terry Grimm, Niowave, Inc., …

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In the News: University of Colorado

As published by the University of Colorado: Technology developed at CU-Boulder could allow for more powerful atomic collisions. May 29, 2014 –In 2012, people across the globe were dazzled to learn that the Large Hadron Collider—a 17-mile ring buried underground on the border of Switzerland and France—had for the first time provided evidence of the …

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Danko van der Laan receives 2012 Van Duzer Prize

The IEEE Council on Superconductivity sponsors the Van Duzer Prize, awarded to the best contributed paper published in the IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity during each volume year. The award is restricted to regular submissions to the IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity to encourage authors to prepare well written and comprehensive contributions which may have …

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