volume 30, issue 4, P1-8 2020
DOI: 10.1109/tasc.2020.2974860
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Justin M. Brooks, Mark D. Ainslie, Zhenan Jiang, Stuart C. Wimbush, Rodney A. Badcock, Chris W. Bumby

Abstract: Dynamic resistance is observed in type-II superconductors carrying a DC transport current while simultaneously exposed to an alternating magnetic field. The appearance of a nonzero resistance is attributed to the interaction between the transport current and moving fluxons. This effect is relevant to many superconductor applications such as high-temperature-superconductor (HTS) flux pumps, DC / AC magnets, synchronous machines, and persistent current switches. Here, we present a finite element method (FEM) ana…

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