Analysis of critical-state problems in type-II superconductivity

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Abstract

An efficient numerical scheme is proposed for modeling the hysteretic magnetization of type-II superconductors. Numerical examples are presented for the Bean and Kim critical state models. It is shown that Bean's model is a Hele-Shaw type problem.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3866-3873
Number of pages8
JournalIEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity
Volume7
Issue number4
DOIs
StatePublished - 1 Dec 1997
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • Critical current
  • High-temperature superconductors
  • Magnetization
  • Numerical analysis
  • Variational methods

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering

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