Superconducting tapes configured into magnet conductor for fusion energy - Breaks world record for electrical current

07/27/2014 - 00:00

  The National Institute for Fusion Science (NIFS), of the National Institutes of Natural Sciences (NINS) in Japan, has achieved an electrical current of 100,000 amperes, which is by far the highest in the world, by using the new idea of assembling the state-of-the-art yttrium-based high-temperature superconducting tapes to fabricate a large-scale magnet conductor.<br><br><a href="">READ MORE ON SCIENCE DAILY</a>