Contact resistance between two REBCO tapes under load and load cycles

  title={Contact resistance between two REBCO tapes under load and load cycles},
  author={Jun Lu and Robert E. Goddard and Ke Han and Seungyong Hahn},
  journal={Superconductor Science and Technology},
No-insulation (NI) REBCO magnets have many advantages. They are self-protecting, and therefore do not need quench detection and protection, which can be very challenging to implement in a high Tc superconducting magnet. Moreover, by removing the insulation and allowing thinner copper stabilizers, NI REBCO magnets have significantly higher engineering current density and higher mechanical strength. On the other hand, NI REBCO magnets have the drawbacks of long magnet charging time and high field… 

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