A success story: LHC cable production at ALSTOM-MSA

@article{Mocaer2005ASS,
  title={A success story: LHC cable production at ALSTOM-MSA},
  author={P. Mocaer and G. Grunblatt and C. Verwaerde and C. K{\o}hler},
  journal={IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity},
  year={2005},
  volume={15},
  pages={3516-3519}
}
ITER ,when constructed ,will be the equipment using the largest amount of superconductor strands ever built (Nb3Sn and NbTi). ALSTOM-MSA Magnets and Superconductors SA, "ALSTOM-MSA" received in 1998 the largest orders to date for the delivery of superconducting strands and cables (3100 km of cables for dipole and quadrupole magnets and various strands) for the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) being built at CERN Geneva. These orders to ALSTOM-MSA correspond to more than 600 metric tons of… Expand
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