Design and Test Results of a Cryogenic Cooling System for a 25-T Cryogen-Free Superconducting Magnet

Masahiko Takahashi, Sadanori Iwai, Hiroshi Miyazaki, Taizo Tosaka, Kenji Tasaki, Satoshi Hanai, Shigeru Ioka, Hiroyuki Takigami, Kazuo Watanabe, Satoshi Awaji, Hidetoshi Oguro, Yuji Tsuchiya

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A cryogenic cooling system for a 25-T cryogen-free superconducting magnet (25T-CSM) was developed. The 25T-CSM consisted of 11-T high-Tc superconducting (HTS) coils and 14 T low-Tc superconducting (LTS) coils. The HTS coils, which had about 10-W AC-loss, were cooled to about 10 K by two GM cryocoolers and a helium gas circulation unit. In this system, the gas flow rate had an optimized value and was controlled by a mass flow controller. The LTS coils were cooled to about 4 K by two GM/JT cryocoolers. Each GM/JT cryocooler had two sets of precooling gas lines. These pre-cooling lines were cooled by two single-stage GM cryocoolers and the HTS coil cooling system via a heat exchanger, between the HTS gas circulation line and the LTS cool-down line. As a result of cooling test of the 25T-CSM, the LTS coils and HTS coils were cooled from room temperature to 4.3 K and 4.6 K within 164 h (about seven days), respectively. During the excitation test of the HTS coils, their maximum temperature increased to 7.6 K, which was still sufficiently low.

本文言語English
論文番号7862758
ジャーナルIEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity
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DOI
出版ステータスPublished - 2017 6月

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • 電子材料、光学材料、および磁性材料
  • 凝縮系物理学
  • 電子工学および電気工学

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