Field gradient calculation of HTS double-pancake coils considering the slanted turns and the splice

Geonwoo Baek, Jinsub Kim, Woo Seung Lee, Seunghyun Song, Onyou Lee, Hyoungku Kang, Tae Kuk Ko

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To obtain Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) measurement of membrane protein, an NMR magnet is required to generate high intensity, homogeneity, and stability of field. A High-Temperature Superconducting (HTS) magnet is a promising alternative to a conventional Low-Temperature Superconducting (LTS) NMR magnet for high field, current density, and stability margin. Conventionally, an HTS coil has been wound by several winding techniques such as Single-Pancake (SP), Double-Pancake (DP), and layer-wound. The DP winding technique has been frequently used for a large magnet because long HTS wire is generally difficult to manufacture, and maintenance of magnet is convenient. However, magnetic field generated by the slanted turns and the splice leads to field inhomogeneity in Diameter of Spherical Volume (DSV). The field inhomogeneity degrades performance of NMR spectrometer and thus effect of the slanted turns and the splice should be analyzed. In this paper, field gradient of HTS double-pancake coils considering the slanted turns and the splice was calculated using Biot-Savart law and numerical integration. The calculation results showed that magnetic field produced by the slanted turns and the splice caused significant inhomogeneity of field.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)51-55
Number of pages5
JournalProgress in Superconductivity and Cryogenics (PSAC)
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2017 Mar

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Funding Information:
This work was supported in part by National R&D Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, and by “Human Resources Program in Energy Technology” of Korea Institute of Energy Technology Evaluation and Planning (KETEP), granted financial resource from the Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy, Republic of Korea. (Nos. NRF-2015M1A7A1A02050725 and 20164030201100)

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© 2017, Korea Institute of Applied Superconductivity and Cryogenics. All rights reserved.

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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