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Magnetic shielding properties of high- Tc superconducting hollow cylinders: model combining experimental data for axial and transverse magnetic field configurations
English
Fagnard, Jean-François mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > > > Doct. sc. ingé.(élec.& électro. - Bologne)]
Dirickx, Michel [Royal Military Academy of Belgium > CISS > > >]
Ausloos, Marcel [Université de Liège - ULg > Département de physique > Physique statistique appliquée et des matériaux - S.U.P.R.A.S. >]
Lousberg, Grégory mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Dép. d'électric., électron. et informat. (Inst.Montefiore) > Electronique et microsystèmes >]
Vanderheyden, Benoît mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Dép. d'électric., électron. et informat. (Inst.Montefiore) > Electronique et microsystèmes >]
Vanderbemden, Philippe mailto [Université de Liège - ULg > Dép. d'électric., électron. et informat. (Inst.Montefiore) > Capteurs et systèmes de mesures électriques >]
Oct-2009
Superconductor Science and Technology
Institute of Physics
22
10
105002 (10pp)
Yes (verified by ORBi)
International
0953-2048
Bristol
United Kingdom
[en] Magnetic shielding ; superconductor ; modelling ; measurements ; magnetic field
[en] Magnetic shielding efficiency was measured on high- Tc superconducting hollow cylinders subjected to either an axial or a transverse magnetic field in a large range of field sweep rates, dBapp/dt. The behaviour of the superconductor was modelled in order to reproduce the main features of the field penetration curves by using a minimum number of free parameters suitable for both magnetic field orientations. The field penetration measurements were carried out on Pb-doped Bi-2223 tubes at 77 K by applying linearly increasing magnetic fields with a constant sweep rate ranging between 10 uT s[?]1 and 10 mT s[?]1 for both directions of the applied magnetic field. The experimental curves of the internal field versus the applied field, Bin(Bapp), show that, at a given sweep rate, the magnetic field for which the penetration occurs, Blim, is lower for the transverse configuration than for the axial configuration. A power law dependence with large exponent, n', is found between Blim and dBapp/dt. The values of n' are nearly the same for both configurations. We show that the main features of the curves Bin(Bapp) can be reproduced using a simple 2D model, based on the method of Brandt, involving a E(J) power law with an n-exponent and a field-dependent critical current density, Jc(B), (following the Kim model: Jc = Jc0(1+B/B1)[?]1). In particular, a linear relationship between the measured n'-exponents and the n-exponent of the E(J) power law is suggested by taking into account the field dependence of the critical current density. Differences between the axial and the transverse shielding properties can be simply attributed to demagnetizing fields.
Services Universitaires Pour la Recherche et les Applications Technologiques de Matériaux Électro-Céramiques, Composites, Supraconducteurs - SUPRATECS
Royal Military Academy of Belgium ; Fonds de la Recherche Scientifique (Communauté française de Belgique) - F.R.S.-FNRS ; Université de Liège
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http://hdl.handle.net/2268/21129
10.1088/0953-2048/22/10/105002
http://stacks.iop.org/0953-2048/22/105002

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