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SNF Issue No. 39, January 2017

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Published Papers, Preprints & Presentations

Issue Date: 
Tuesday, Jan 31, 2017
Volume 11
Issue No. 39

SNF Issue No. 39

January 31, 2017

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHT


 

PLENARY AND INVITED PRESENTATIONS
F
rom the 1st Asian ICMC-CSSJ50-Conference, Kanazawa, November 2016

APPLIED SUPERCONDUCTIVITY CONFERENCE 2016:
Additional Presentation and Preprints

APPLIED SUPERCONDUCTIVITY CONFERENCE 2016:
Winners and Runners-up of the SNF Best Contributed Preprint Contest


FOREWORD

E39      Editorial Foreword

 

SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY HIGHLIGHT

STH46
HP119

Hydrogen-Free Liquid-Helium Recovery Plants: The Solution for Low-Temperature Flow Impedance Blocking

M. Gabal, A. Arauzo, A. Camón, et al.


PLENARY AND INVITED PRESENTATIONS 
From the 1st Asian ICMC-CSSJ50-Conference, Kanazawa, November 2016

RP88
(PL-4)

Application Driven Superconducting Wire and Cable Development and Application Activities/Prospects in Europe

Wilfried Goldacker


RP87
(PL-5)

Application Driven Superconducting Wires Development and Future Prospects in US

Qiang Li


RP86
(AT-1)

Development of High-Tc superconductor Applications in New Zealand: Present Status and Future Prospect

Chris W. Bumby, Donald Pooke, R.G. Buckley, N.J. Long, R.A. Badcock


RP85
(AT-2)

Overview of HTS Large Scale Application in Japan

Kenichi Sato


RP84
(AT-3)

Application of Superconductivity & Related Cryogenics in India: Present & Future Prospect

T. S. Datta and R. G. Sharma


RP83
(AT-4)

Present Status of Development of Superconducting Materials in China

Yanwei Ma


APPLIED SUPERCONDUCTIVITY CONFERENCE 2016:
Additional Presentation and Preprints

ELECTRONICS

ST568
(2EOr3B1-1)

Properties of Unshunted and Resistively Shunted Nb/AlOx-Al/Nb Josephson Junctions with Critical Current Densities from 0.1 mA/μm2 to 1 mA/μm2

Sergey K. Tolpygo, Vladimir Bolkhovsky, Scott Zarr, T.J. Weir, Alex Wynn, Alexandra L. Day, L.M. Johnson, and M.A. Gouker (Invited)


ST567
(2EOr3B1-3)

AC-Biased Shift Registers as Fabrication Process Benchmark Circuits and Flux Trapping Diagnostic Tool

Vasili K. Semenov, Yuri A. Polyakov, and Sergey K. Tolpygo


 

MATERIALS AND CONDUCTORS

ST566
1MOr3C-01

Heat Shrunk Polyethylene Terephthalate as a Dielectric Material for HTS Power Cables

Peter Cheetham, Jose Viquez, WooJin Kim, Lukas Graber, Chul H. Kim, and Sastry V. Pamidi


APPLIED SUPERCONDUCTIVITY CONFERENCE 2016:
Winners and Runners-up of the SNF Best Contributed Preprint Contest

ELECTRONICS

ST557
(1EOr3C-03)

Optimization of Transition Edge Sensor Arrays for Cosmic Microwave Background Observations with the South Pole Telescope (Contest Winner)

J. Ding, P. A. R. Ade, A. J. Anderson, et al.


ST538
(5EOr1B-07)

A 220-GHz Compact SIS Receiver Module Utilizing a Broadband High-Gain Ultra-Low-Power IF Amplifier (Contest Winner and ASC Best Student Paper 1st Prize Winner)

S. Montazeri, P. K. Grimes, Cheuk-Yu E. Tong and J. C. Bardin (First Prize)


ST556
(1EOr1B-07)

Reduction of the Supply Current of Single-flux-quantum Time-to-digital Converters by Current Recycling Techniques for the Operation in Cryo-cooler (Contest Winner)

K. Sano, T. Shimoda, Y. Abe, Y. Yamanashi, N. Yoshikawa, N. Zen, and M. Ohkubo


ST555
(3EPo1C-05)

Synthesis Flow for Cell-Based Adiabatic Quantum-Flux-Parametron Structural Circuit Generation with HDL Backend Verification (Contest Winner)

Qiuyun Xu, Christopher L. Ayala, Naoki Takeuchi, Yuki Murai, Yuki Yamanashi, and Nobuyuki Yoshikawa


ST554
(1EOr2B-05)

Demonstration of Signal Transmission Between Adiabatic Quantum-Flux-Parametrons and Rapid Single-Flux-Quantum Circuits Using Superconductive Microstrip Lines (Contest Runner-Up)

F. China, N. Tsuji, T. Narama, N. Takeuchi, T. Ortlepp, Y. Yamanashi, and N. Yoshikawa


ST553
(1EOr2B-03)

Design and Implementation of a 16-Word by 1-Bit Register File Using Adiabatic Quantum Flux Parametron Logic (Contest Runner-Up)

N. Tsuji, C. L. Ayala, N. Takeuchi, T. Ortlepp, Y. Yamanashi, and N. Yoshikawa


ST552
(1EOr1B-03)

Design and Implementation of an SFQ-based Single-chip FFT Processor (Contest Runner-Up)

T. Ono, H. Suzuki, Y. Yamanashi, and N. Yoshikawa


ST551
(4EOr3A-04)

Energy-Efficient and Compact ERSFQ Decoder for Cryogenic RAM (Contest Runner-Up)

I. V. Vernik, A. F. Kirichenko, O. A. Mukhanov, and T. A. Ohki


ST550
(2EPo2D-08)

High-Inductance Bi-SQUID (Contest Runner-Up)

Victor. K. Kornev, Nikolay V. Kolotinskiy, Daniil E. Bazulin, and Oleg A. Mukhanov


ST549
(3EPO2C-02)

Microwave Loss Measurements of Copper-Clad Superconducting Niobium Microstrip Resonators on Flexible Polyimide Substrates (Contest Runner-Up, not presented at ASC; submission to TASC Special Issue against fee)

Rujun Bai, George A. Hernandez, Yang Cao, John A. Sellers, Charles D. Ellis, David B. Tuckerman, and Michael C. Hamilton


 

LARGE SCALE APPLICATIONS

ST565
(1LOr3B-06)

Impact of Remanent Magnetic Field on the Heat Load of Original CEBAF Cryomodule (Contest Winner)

Gianluigi Ciovati, Guangfeng Cheng, Michael Drury, John Fischer, and Rongli Geng


ST564
(4LPo1C-01)

Heating and Loading Process Improvement for Indium Inserted Mechanical Lap Joint of REBCO Tapes (Contest Winner)

Tatsuki Nishio, Satoshi Ito, and Hidetoshi Hashizume


ST563
(1LOr2B-02)

Training Behaviour of the Main Dipoles in the Large Hadron Collider (Contest Runner-Up)

E. Todesco, B. Auchmann, M. Bajko, L. Bottura, O. Bruning, G. De Rijk, P. Fessia, P. Hagen, S. Le Naour, M. Modena, J. C. Perez, L. Rossi, R. Schmidt, A. Siemko, J. Ph. Tock, D. Tommasini, A. Verweij, and G. Willering


ST562
(2LOr3B-04)

Effect of Mechanical Support Conditions of Winding on the Strain Development of a Composite MgB2 Based Full Body MRI Coil (Contest Runner-Up)

A. A. Amin, T. N. Baig, R. J. Deissler, L. Sabri, D. Doll, M. Tomsic, O. Akkus and M. A. Martens


ST561
(3LOr1B-05)

Monitoring Electrical and Thermal Characteristics of HTS Cable Systems via Time-Frequency Domain Reflectometry (Contest Runner-Up)

Geon Seok Lee, Gu-Young Kwon, Su Sik Bang, Yeong Ho Lee, Song Ho Sohn, Kijun Park, and Yong-June Shin


ST560
(3LPo2D-04)

Design and Manufacturing of a Multistage Cooled Current Lead for Superconducting High Current DC Busbars in Industrial Applications (Contest Runner-Up)

Florian Schreiner, Bernd Gutheil, Mathias Noe, Wolfgang Reiser, Stefan Huwer, Claus Hanebeck, Carsten Räch, Marcus Röhrenbeck, and Fabian Schreiner


ST559
(3LPo2H-02)

Superconducting Super Motor and Generator (Contest Runner-Up)

Minaru Kawamura and Jonathan A. Jones


ST558
(4LPo2E-08)

Fully Automated AC Susceptometer for milli-Kelvin Temperatures in a DynaCool PPMS (Contest Runner-Up)

Andreas Amann, Manivannan Nallaiyan, Luis Montes, Alan Wilson, and Stefano Spagna


 

MATERIALS AND CONDUCTORS

 
ST548
(1MOr1A-04)

Effects of Filament Size on Critical Current Density in Overpressure Processed Bi-2212 Round Wire (Contest Runner-Up)

Jianyi Jiang, Ashleigh Francis, Ryan Alicea, Maxime Matras, Fumitake Kametani, Ulf P. Trociewitz, Eric E. Hellstrom, and David C. Larbalestier


ST547
(5MOr1A-04)

Ultra-small Diameter Round REBCO Wire with Robust Mechanical Properties (Contest Runner-Up)

Soumen Kar, Wenbo Luo, and Venkat Selvamanickam


ST546
(4MPo1C-07)

A Public Database of High-Temperature Superconductor Critical Current Data (Contest Runner-Up)

Stuart C. Wimbush and Nicholas M. Strickland


 

 

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