A method and apparatus for manufacturing a rotor for use with a rotating machine is provided that employs a superconducting coil on the rotor. An adhesive is applied to an outer surface of the rotor body, which may include a groove disposed within an outer surface of the rotor body. A superconducting coil is then mounted onto the rotor body such that the adhesive bonds the superconducting coil to the rotor body.
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This invention was made with Government support under Prime Contract No. DE-FC36-93CH10580 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Governnent has certain rights in this invention.