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Monday 13 April 2015

 

08:30

Conference registration

Chair:

Mark Ainslie, University of Cambridge, UK

09:00

Conference welcome

09:10

Welcome and introduction to bulk HTS materials research at Cambridge
Guest speaker: David Cardwell, University of Cambridge, UK

09:30

(keynote) Understanding and control of electromagnetic behaviors of high Tc superconductors toward their attractive applications
Naoyuki Amemiya, Kyoto University, Japan

10:15

Hydrogen cryomagnetics - Superconductivity for decentralised energy
Bartlomiej Glowacki, University of Cambridge, UK

10:35

Refreshments, Exhibition and Poster session A

Large-scale applications

Chair:

Naoyuki Amemiya, Kyoto University, Japan

11:10

(invited) Application of superconducting technologies to DC electric railway feeding systems
Hiroyuki Ohsaki, University of Tokyo, Japan

11:30

Overlook of Japanese HTS application projects and related activities
Kenichi Sato, Sumitomo Electric, Japan

11:50

New advancements in superconducting magnets for research applications
Ziad Melhem, Oxford Instruments NanoScience, UK

12:10

Theoretical and experimental reports on the design and fabrication of 4KW HTS motor based on HTS stacked tapes
Mehdi Baghdadi, University of Cambridge, UK

12:30

Lunch, Exhibition and Poster session A

Bulk superconductivity

Chair:

David Cardwell, University of Cambridge, UK

13:30

(invited) Improved flux pinning and critical current densities in sintered bulk MgB2
Muralidhar Miryala (on behalf of Masato Murakami), Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan

13:50

(invited) A 17.6 T Trapped Field in Ag doped Bulk GdBa2Cu3O7-delta
John Durrell, University of Cambridge, UK

14:10

Magnetizing process and trapped field of REBaCuO and MgB2 superconducting bulks
Hiroyuki Fujishiro, Iwate University, Japan

14:30

Recent progress in REBaCuO Bulk superconductors and applications
Hidekazu Teshima, Nippon Steel & Sumitomo Metal Corporation, Japan

14:50

Materials preparation and magnetization of bulk superconductors
Mitsuru Izumi, Tokyo University of Marine Science and Technology (TUMSAT), Japan

15:10

Reliable growth of primary and recycled (Sm, Gd, Y)Ba2Cu3O7-d bulk superconductors
Yunhua Shi, University of Cambridge, UK

15:30

Refreshments, Exhibition and Poster session A

Bulk superconductivity II / Modelling superconductors

Chair:

Hiroyuki Ohsaki, University of Tokyo, Japan

16:00

Single grain YBa2Cu3O7-x bulk superconductors fabricated by buffer-aided top seeded infiltration and growth process
Devendra Kumar Namburi, University of Cambridge, UK

16:20

Modelling and comparison of trapped fields in (RE)BCO bulk superconductors for activation using pulsed field magnetisation
Mark Ainslie, University of Cambridge, UK

16:40

Multiphysics simulation for YBCO coil using line current magnetic energy minimization
Weijia Yuan, University of Bath, UK

17:00

Multiphysics analysis of a high field HTS insert coil
Chris Riley, Cobham Technical Services, UK

17:20

Close of day one

18:30

Conference drinks reception and dinner (The Hall, King’s College)