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Protective link for superconducting coil

United States Patent

7,630,179
December 8, 2009
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A superconducting coil system includes a superconducting coil and a protective link of superconducting material coupled to the superconducting coil. A rotating machine includes first and second coils and a protective link of superconducting material. The second coil is operable to rotate with respect to the first coil. One of the first and second coils is a superconducting coil. The protective link is coupled to the superconducting coil.
Umans; Stephen D. (Belmont, MA)
Reliance Electric Technologies, LLC (Mayfield Heights, OH)
11/ 232,523
September 22, 2005
STATEMENT REGARDING FEDERALLY SPONSORED RESEARCH OR DEVELOPMENT This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. DE-FC36-93CH10580 awarded by the Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights to this invention. Not applicable