Patent Number: 8,798,696

Title: Superconducting wire with low AC losses

Abstract: A multilayer superconducting wire 7 with essentially round cross sectional area where the outer surface of the round wire is provided with a high temperature superconductor layer 3 and where at least the high temperature superconductor layer 3 is fabricated as a spiral running along the length of the superconductor wire 7 in parallel lanes 15.

Inventors: Steinmeyer; Florian (Herzogenaurach, DE), Rikel; Mark (Hurth, DE), Ehrenberg; Jurgen (Hurth, DE), Elschner; Steffen (Heidelberg, DE)

Assignee: Nexans

International Classification: H01B 12/06 (20060101); H01L 39/02 (20060101); H01L 39/24 (20060101); H01B 12/02 (20060101); H01B 13/00 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 8/05/12018