Fujikura Ltd and Japan International Superconductivity Technology Center | Date: 2013-12-26
An RE123-based superconducting wire includes a base material, an intermediate layer formed on the base material, and an oxide superconducting layer which is formed on the intermediate layer and includes an oxide superconductor having a composition formula represented by RE
Japan International Superconductivity Technology Center and Swcc Showa Cable Systems Co. | Date: 2014-02-27
Provided is an oxide superconductor composition that makes it possible to increase film thickness, increase production speed, and decrease costs when producing a REBaCuO-type oxide superconductor wire (wherein RE is at least one element selected from the group consisting of Y, Nd, Sm, Gd, Dy, Eu, Er, Yb, Pr, and Ho). The oxide superconductor comprises, as essential components thereof, an RE salt of a carboxylic acid that serves as an RE component, that does not contain a ketone group, and that has 3-8 carbon atoms, barium trifluoroacetate that serves as a Ba component, one or more copper salts that serve as a Cu component and that are selected from the group consisting of copper salts of branched saturated aliphatic carboxylic acids having 6-16 carbon atoms and copper salts of alicyclic carboxylic acids having 6-16 carbon atoms, and an organic solvent that dissolves the aforementioned metal salt components.
Japan International Superconductivity Technology Center and Furukawa Electric Group | Date: 2012-01-26
A thermal insulation tube has a double-structure including a thermal insulation internal tube and a thermal insulation external tube, an intermediate connecting part has a double-structure including an outer container and an inner container, the internal tube and the external tube penetrate through a wall surface of the outer container and are introduced at least up to a wall surface of the inner container, a region between the internal tube and the external tube is sealed by joining an end to be introduced of the internal tube and an end to be introduced of the external tube, at an introduction portion of the external tube to be positioned on an inner side of a wall surface of the outer container, and a corrugated tubular part has a tube wall thinner than the external tube outside of the wall surface.
Japan International Superconductivity Technology Center | Date: 2014-02-27
The present invention relates to a superconducting single flux quantum integrated circuit device, and eliminates the return current from a bias current and the effect the bias current itself has on SFQ logic circuits in a chip. A bias power source line for supplying a DC bias current for the superconducting single flux quantum integrated circuit in a chip and a bias drawing power source line for drawing said DC bias current to the outside of the chip are provided, the end of the bias drawing power source line is connected to the ground plane of the chip via a thin-film resistor having a plurality of resistance values of 0.1 milliohm to I milliohm near the superconducting single flux quantum integrated circuit laid out in the chip, and the DC bias current is drawn from a connection point with the ground plane.
Furukawa Electric Group and Japan International Superconductivity Technology Center | Date: 2013-04-15
A connection structure for superconducting cables includes: superconducting cables that are connected to each other and include cable cores containing formers and superconducting conductor layers, and each cable core is housed in a thermal insulation tube with a cooling medium, wherein the cable cores include electric insulating layers obtained by winding insulating sheets around the superconducting conductor layers, the electric insulating layers on both sides of a conductor connecting part, in which the formers and the superconducting conductor layers are connected to each other, include taper shape portions each having a diameter reducing towards the conductor connecting part, each taper shape portion is formed so as to have an inclination angle changing in a stepwise fashion by a plurality of tapered portions among which a tapered portion nearer the conductor connecting part has smaller inclination angle, and a reinforcing insulating layer is provided between the taper shape portions.