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Control and operation of a high temperature superconducting synchronous motor

Huang, Z and Xian, W and Zhang, M and Chudy, M and Chen, Y and Zhong, Z and Baghdadi, M and Wang, W and Spaven, F and Matsuda, K and Coombs, TA (2013) Control and operation of a high temperature superconducting synchronous motor. IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 23. ISSN 1051-8223

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Abstract

We have built a four-pole high temperature superconducting (HTS) permanent magnet synchronous motor (PMSM) in our lab. At this stage, the HTS PMSM uses two 2G HTS racetrack coils, which are YBCO wires, type 344 from AMSC, and four conventional copper coils as stator windings. 75 YBCO bulks are mounted on the surface of the rotor. After the pulsed field magnetization system had been developed and tested in our lab in 2011, the rotor can trap a four-pole magnetic field. This makes HTS bulks possible for motor application, other than HTS coils. The HTS PMSM can successfully run at a low speed of around 150 rpm for an initial test. This paper states theoretical and practical works on the HTS PMSM's operation including HTS motor drive development and its application. © 2002-2011 IEEE.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: High temperature superconducting (HTS) machine control YBCO
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div B > Electronics, Power & Energy Conversion
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 11:29
Last Modified: 08 Dec 2014 02:30
DOI: 10.1109/TASC.2012.2233262