Patent Number: 7,710,692

Title: Superconductor component with improved electrical contact

Abstract: The present invention is directed to a superconductor component 1 suitable as fault current limiter comprising a superconductor body 2 provided with a shunt coil 3 and an electrical contact 4 on at least one end of the superconductor body 2 wherein the superconductor component 2 is provided with means for reducing currents 6 induced within the electrical contacts 4.

Inventors: Elschner; Steffen (Heidelberg, DE), Breuer; Frank (Bonn, DE), Walter; Heribert (Erftstadt, DE), Kramer; Simon (Bruhl, DE), Tas; Zulfukil (Siegburg, DE)

Assignee: Nexans

International Classification: H02H 7/00 (20060101); H02H 9/00 (20060101); H01F 1/00 (20060101); H02H 9/08 (20060101); H01F 6/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/04/12018