A thermal shield for a superconducting magnet includes a shield body having an annular shape. The shield body includes a material having a thermal conductivity greater than about 1000 W/m·K at about 70K.

Title
Apparatus for thermal shielding of a superconducting magnet
Application Number
10/908752
Publication Number
20060266053
Application Date
May 25, 2005
Publication Date
November 30, 2006
Inventor
Neil Clarke
Gregory Alan Lehmann
(53005), Brookfield
WI, US
Longzhi Jiang
(29501), Florence
SC, US
Agent
Cantor Colburn
CT, US
Assignee
General Electric Company
NY, US
IPC
F28F 13/00
F28D 01/06
F25B 19/00
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