Danko van der Laan receives 2014 Roger W. Boom Award

The Roger W. Boom Award is named in honor of the emeritus professor from the University of Wisconsin. Dr. Boom’s career spanned more than thirty years during which he motivated a great number of young scientists and engineers to pursue careers in cryogenic engineering and applied superconductivity. This award was created by the Cryogenic Society …

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In the News: Daily Camera

As published by the Daily Camera: CU-Boulder spinoff Advanced Conductor Technologies commercializes high-performance cable technology By Alicia Wallace, Camera Business Writer POSTED: 03/06/2014 03:49:23 PM MST Boulder-based Advanced Conductor Technologies LLC has started to commercialize a high-performance superconductor cable that resulted from technology developed at the University of Colorado and the National Institute of Standards …

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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: Superconductor Week

As published in Superconductor Week: ACT Signs Exclusive Option Agreement with CU Advanced Conductor Technologies LLC (ACT), a company that markets thin, flexible and lightweight HTS rare earth barium cup rate (REBCO) superconducting cables, has completed an exclusive option agreement with the University of Colorado (CU) for the HTS cabling technology that will enable ACT …

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In the News: Daily Camera

As published by the Daily Camera: Boulder’s Advanced Conductor Technologies looks to revolutionize high-temp cables By Zach Whittaker For the Camera Posted: 08/05/2012 06:00:00 PM MDT Many know Boulder as a hub for technology and innovation. A new company, Advanced Conductor Technologies LLC, is hoping to further solidify that reputation. Founded by Danko van der …

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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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Advanced Conductor Technologies awarded U.S. Navy Phase I SBIR

Advanced Conductor Technologies LLC together with researchers from the Center for Advanced Power Systems at Florida State University have received a Phase I SBIR award from the Navy. The grant titled “Superconducting Cable Connections” is for developing reliable cable connections for shipboard cables. Technical Abstract The Navy has expressed interest in shipboard high-temperature superconducting (HTS) …

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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).