Quench Simulation of 3 Tesla SSC Dipole Magnets

  • G. Lopezt
  • T. Tominaka
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 31)


In order to proceed with the design of magnets for the superferric 3 tesla version of the Superconducting Super Collider (SSC), it was necessary to simulate quenches by the use of computer programs. For this simulation, we used two different programs, a modified version of ‘QUENCH’, and ‘SSC*’, a program developed specifically for this magnet design.


Effective Thermal Conductivity Power Supply System Normal Zone Magnet Length Circuit Equation 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. Lopezt
    • 1
    • 2
    • 3
  • T. Tominaka
    • 1
    • 4
    • 5
  1. 1.Texas Accelerator CenterThe WoodlandsUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsTexas A&M University, College StationUSA
  3. 3.Instituto De Fisica UNAMMexico, D.F
  4. 4.Department of PhysicsUniversity of HoustonHoustonUSA
  5. 5.Hitachi Research LabHitachi, LtdHitachishi, Ibaraki-kenJapan

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