Configurational Design of Superconductive Energy Storage Magnets

  • R. W. MosesJr.
Part of the Advances in Cryogenic Engineering book series (ACRE, volume 21)


The concept of magnetic energy storage is well known, but the engineering task of developing economical superconductive storage units is a relatively new endeavor. Much of this effort depends on the large-scale production of high-current conductors, large refrigeration systems, etc. However, it is also vital to determine magnet configurations that use these materials in the most efficient ways. This paper discusses the relations which connect energy and magnetic field to a variety of cost-related parameters.


Quality Factor Axial Force Radial Force Maximum Field Configurational Design 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • R. W. MosesJr.
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  1. 1.University of WisconsinMadisonUSA

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