Upgrading electric power quality by superconducting flywheels

István Vajda, Tamás Porjesz, Attila Györe, András Szalay, Wolfgang Gawalek

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An experimental flywheel based on high temperature superconductors was constructed. The aim of the study is to investigate the possible use of this technology to improve electric power quality against voltage disturbances. Some preliminary results on the flywheel performance are reported.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)2609-2610
Number of pages2
JournalPhysica C: Superconductivity and its applications
Volume341-348 (IV)
Publication statusPublished - Nov 2000
EventInternational Conference on Materials and Mechanisms of Superconductivity High Temperature Superconductors VI - Houston, TX, USA
Duration: Feb 20 2000Feb 25 2000

ASJC Scopus subject areas

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

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