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Design and Test of the General Dynamics SSC Model Magnets

  • C. Gibson
  • K. Couzens
  • D. Hoffman
  • M. Wadsworth

Abstract

The Collider Dipole Magnet (CDM) Program includes four model magnets, labeled DSD 101-104, designed and fabricated by General Dynamics in collaboration with the SSCL. The purpose of these 1.8 meter long dipole magnets is to demonstrate the design features of the 15 meter long CDM cold mass. Some of the new features include a redesigned coil cross-section, polyimide cable insulation, Spaulrad/Ultem coil end parts, fine-blanked and semi-perforated collars and yokes, and revised quench heaters. The magnets were fabricated by General Dynamics and SSCL personnel at the SSCL Magnet Development Laboratory in Waxahachie, Texas. This paper discusses the design, fabrication, and test of these model magnets.

Keywords

Model Magnet Polyimide Film 304LN Stainless Steel Beam Tube Conductor Insulation 
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References

  1. 1.
    C. R. Gibson. “Model Magnet Test Objectives,” SSCL Doc #M3A-100014 (1992)Google Scholar
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    S. Smith, B. Aksel. “DSD Lot A Test Plan,” SSCL Doc #M40-0Q0009 (1993)Google Scholar
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    C. R. Gibson, D.W. Bliss, R.E. Simon, A.K. Jain and P. Wanderer, Locating the magnetic center of the SSC CDM using a temporary quadrupole field, presented at the Applied Superconductivity Conference, Chicago 1992.Google Scholar

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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Gibson
    • 1
  • K. Couzens
    • 2
  • D. Hoffman
    • 1
  • M. Wadsworth
    • 1
  1. 1.General Dynamics Space Systems DivisionSpace MagneticsSan DiegoUSA
  2. 2.Superconducting Super Collider LaboratoryDallasUSA

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