High-Temperature Superconductors

Another piece of hardware sees the light of day at FCC

The HTS4 project wishes to demonstrate that the performance of HTS systems against normal conducting magnets

Issue 47
25 April, 2024

Adriatic stop for the I.FAST project

Held in Trieste, Italy, the second annual meeting of the I.FAST project hosted passionate discussion about the progress in machine learning and in superconducting materials.

Issue 44
27 July, 2023

HTS4 project explores superconducting options for the FCC-ee

A new FCC-ee collaboration is another attempt to minimise energy consumption by replacing normal conducting sectors with high-temperature-superconducting ones, all within the same cost envelope.

Issue 44
05 July, 2023

European projects join forces to investigate the next generation of ion therapy magnets

Two European projects, HITRIplus and I.FAST, have obtained funding to work on different aspects of superconducting magnets for medical accelerators

Issue 39
04 March, 2022

Bringing Superconducting Power Transmission for HL-LHC from concept to reality

Nb-Ti, MgB2 and ReBCO: a combination of conventional and novel superconductors for the powering of the HL-LHC magnets. Demo 2 and Demo 3 demonstration systems were successfully qualified at CERN in 2020.

Issue 36
06 April, 2021

ARIES consortium produces world-class HTS tapes

REBCO conductor tapes reached a world-record critical current at 20T, strengthening the possibilities for a demonstrator of high-level accelerator magnets. Lucio Rossi, leader of the HL-LHC project, explains.

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