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Wednesday, 23 February 2011

Super-thin Superconducting Cables

Technology Review
Feb 23, 2011

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have found a way to make high-temperature superconducting power cables that can carry as much current as existing superconducting cables while being a tenth of the diameter. The thin, flexible cables could open up new applications in electrical power transmission and could lead to powerful new magnets. 


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