High Field Superconducting Magnets

Hardcover | July 5, 2004

byFred M. Asner

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This book provides the reader with a modern, up-to-date reference on the physics and technology of superconducting magnets in a period of significant advancement in this area. The main feature of the book is the combination of superconductivity, electromagnetic field theory, and thethermodynamics of helium cooling on the one hand with the technological aspects of high performance superconducting materials and mechanical engineering on the other hand. It will provide the reader with the necessary expertise for reliably designing, manufacturing, and testing complex high fieldsuperconducting magnets of predictable performance. Particular emphasis has been given to beam transport and accelerator magnets in high energy particle physics.

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This book provides the reader with a modern, up-to-date reference on the physics and technology of superconducting magnets in a period of significant advancement in this area. The main feature of the book is the combination of superconductivity, electromagnetic field theory, and thethermodynamics of helium cooling on the one hand with ...

Fred M. Asner is at CERN (European Organization for Nuclear Research).
Format:HardcoverPublished:July 5, 2004Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198517645

ISBN - 13:9780198517641

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction and Summary2. Basic Features of Superconductivity3. Fluxjumping in Superconductive Filaments and Composites: Stability Criteria4. Magnetization and AC Losses in Superconductors5. Manufacturing and Application of Advanced Technical Superconductors6. Cooling of Superconducting High Field Magnets7. The Quenching Process in Superconducting Accelerator Magnets8. Transverse Beam Dynamics in Circular Particle Accelerators for High Energy Physics9. Winding Configurations for Superconducting Accelerator Magnets10. Mechanical Computations and Design Principles for Superconducting Magnets11. Cooling of Large Accelerator Magnet Systems12. High Field Solenoids and Detector Magnets13. Magnetic Measurements of Superconducting MagnetsIndex