ES.1 1996 Funding Profiles in U.S., Japan and Germany

1.1 Superconductivity in the electric power system of the future
1.2 World-record 200 hp HTS motor tested by Reliance/DOE team in early 1996

2.1 External view of the Super GM test facility at Osaka Power Station
2.2 Super GM superconducting generator testing schematic
2.3 Cross-section of Reliance Motor showing HTS coils and cryogenic system.
2.4 General Electric prototype Bi-2223 racetrack coil for generator application.
2.5 Conceptual design of ISTEC superconducting coil for 100 kWh SMES
2.6 KEPCO 3-coil torus (400 kJ per coil)

3.1 Performance-cost limits from a "break-even" analysis
3.2 Schematic of 7-meter HTS cable prototype
3.3 Fifty-meter-long cabled conductor coil
3.4 View of power cable test layout
3.5 (a) Total ac loss vs. Bm in the NbTi single-wire and 2-strand parallel conductors (b) The differences between the ac losses of a single wire and those of parallel conductors
3.6 Fuji/SEC/Kyushu University HTS transformer unit
3.7 View of transformer test setup

4.1 The concept of daily load leveling by electric power storage system.
4.2 NEDO's R&D schedule for flywheel energy storage
4.3 Flywheel system and details of superconducting magnetic bearing assembly
4.4 Operation of the magnetic bearing
4.5 Fault control with a fault current limiter
4.6 Fault-current limiter in the main position
4.7 Fault-current limiter in the feeder position
4.8 Fault-current limiter in the bus-tie position
4.9 Fault-current limiter with HTS trigger coil
4.10 Inductive fault-current limiter
4.11 Schematic diagram of the CRIEPI Inductive FCL
4.12 Configuration of coils in the TEPCO/Toshiba FCL
4.13 Exterior view of the 6.6 kV, 2,000 A-class current limiter
4.14 Current-limiting characteristics of Toshiba FCL
4.15 Power rating of the inductive limiter models built/tested at Hydro-Quebec, 1992-1995
4.16 A conduction-cooled HTS magnet system used for magnetic separation
4.17 Suggested methods for cooling 12.5 kA lead assemblies
4.18 Bulk HTS leads manufactured by Furukawa Electric
4.19 Metal matrix HTS leads by manufactured by ASC
4.20 Conduction-cooled magnet of Kobe Steel and JMT
4.21 Toshiba cryogen-free magnet
4.22 Cryogen-free magnet from MELCO
4.23 Sumitomo conduction-cooled magnet
4.24 Performance of Hitachi silver-sheathed Bi-2212 multifilamentary conductor

5.1 Schematic diagram of the powder in tube process
5.2 Schematic of typical Bi-2212 coated conductor processing
5.3 Schematic view of a Y-123 coated conductor
5.4 Normalized critical current vs. tensile stress for alloyed sheath tapes
5.5 Performance of Hitachi continuous pressed Bi-2212/Ag tape conductor at 4.2 K
5.6 Schematic diagram of a transverse section of a "double sheath" round wire
5.7 Schematic of the furnace developed by Showa Electric
5.8 Phi scan of thermomechanically textured Ag substrate (FWHM ~ 6)
5.9 (103) Pole figure of Tl-1223 on the{100}<100> textured Ag substrate
5.10 Critical current density of the Tl-1223 film
5.11 Magnetic field performance of Jc for a high quality Y-123 tape
5.12 Schematic of IBAD apparatus for deposition on a long length of tape
5.13 Schematic of the non-IBAD process used by Sumitomo Electric
5.14 Schematic of the magnetron sputtering apparatus at NRIM

6.1 Cross-sectional pictures of a typical NbTi wire and cable

Published: September 1997; WTEC Hyper-Librarian