The Influence of Compressive and Tensile Axial Strain on the Critical Properties of Nb3Sn Conductors

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Haken ten, Bennie and Godeke, Arno and Kate ten, Herman H.J. (1995) The Influence of Compressive and Tensile Axial Strain on the Critical Properties of Nb3Sn Conductors. IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 5 (2, Par). pp. 1909-1912. ISSN 1051-8223

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Abstract:Various Nb/sub 3/Sn conductors are investigated in an axial strain experiment. The superconducting samples are soldered to a substrate that is bent to generate a compressive or tensile axial strain. Especially in the compressive strain range the critical current reduction is smaller than predicted by the well-known scaling law. The influence of the transverse strain components is investigated in a tape conductor by changing the thermal strain. It is found that the axial strain experiments can be described by an upper-critical field that depends on the deviatoric component of the strain tensor only. Finally a comparison of the critical temperature and the critical current as a function of axial strain is made.
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Official URL:http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/77.402955
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