2-D Model for Calculating Current Density Distribution and Flux-Flow Resistivity of MCP BSCCO-2212 Rod during Quenching Process in Self Field

Jian LI  Mingzhe RONG  

IEICE TRANSACTIONS on Electronics   Vol.E88-C   No.8   pp.1659-1663
Publication Date: 2005/08/01
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Print ISSN: 0916-8516
Type of Manuscript: Special Section PAPER (Special Section on Recent Development of Electro-Mechanical Devices--Selected Papers from International Session on Electro-Mechanical Devices 2004 (IS-EMD2004)--)
Category: Contactors & Circuit Breakers
flux-line lattice,  flux-flow resistivity,  critical current density,  self field,  

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This paper presents a 2-D model for calculating the current density distribution and the flux-flow resistivity of a Melt Cast Process BSCCO 2212 rod during the quenching process in self field with large current density. Based on the forces analysis of the flux-line lattice, the equilibrium equation for the 2-D viscous flux motion is derived from the model. With this equation, the current density distribution and the flux density distribution are obtained in not only the critical state but also the flux-flow state. Subsequently, the average flux-flow resistivity is calculated with the knowledge of the 2-D field distribution. The calculation results are in accordance with the experimental results. Finally, the applications of the 2-D model are extended to the superconducting tube and the low-Tc superconductor.