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Nb3Sn Accelerator Magnets

Publication year: 2019

ISBN: 978-3-030-16118-7

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This book is written by world-recognized experts in the fields of applied superconductivity and superconducting accelerator magnet technologies. It provides a contemporary review and assessment of the experience in research and development of high-field accelerator dipole magnets based on Nb3Sn superconductor over the past five decades. The reader attains clear insight into the development and the main properties of Nb3Sn composite superconducting wires and Rutherford cables, and details of accelerator dipole designs, technologies and performance. Special attention is given to innovative features of the developed Nb3Sn magnets. The book concludes with a discussion of accelerator magnet needs for future circular colliders.

Subject: Physics and Astronomy / Accelerator magnet design and technology / Critical current density Jc / New generation accelerator magnets / Hadron Circular Collider / low-temperature superconducting magnet / composite superconducting wire / Rutherford cable / high-temperature insulation / superconducting coil / mechanical support structure / Lorentz force / stored magnetic energy / quench performance / magnet training / field quality / magnet quench protection / Particle Acceleration and Detection, Beam Physics / Measurement Science and Instrumentation / Machinery and Machine Elements / Atomic, Molecular, Optical and Plasma Physics