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Superconductors and high magnetic fields

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This thesis describes a portfolio of work aimed at the high field applications of superconductors and can be split into four main topics:

The thermal stability of technical superconductors. This section investigates the effects of thermal perturbations on technical superconducting wire used in MRI scanner construction. The ultimate aim of this section is to predict how the architecture of the wire may affect its thermal stability. To this end a detailed finite element analysis model...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Sub department:
Condensed Matter Physics
Research group:
Professor Harry Jones
Oxford college:
Queen's College
Role:
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Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
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Division:
MPLS
Department:
Physics
Role:
Supervisor
Publication date:
2012
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
Oxford University, UK

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