EUCAS2021: The European Conference on Applied Superconductivity went virtual

EUCAS2021: The European Conference on Applied Superconductivity went virtual

The 15th European Conference on Applied Superconductivity hosted by Russia and organized under the auspices of the European Society for Applied Superconductivity (ESAS website) was held in a virtual format on September 5-9, 2021 (EUCAS2021 website). The abstracts of the Group of Applied Superconductivity were all selected for oral presentations: five contributed talks and one…

Jose Ferradas – 2021 recipient of the IEEE CSC Graduate Study Fellowship in Applied Superconductivity

Jose Ferradas – 2021 recipient of the IEEE CSC Graduate Study Fellowship in Applied Superconductivity

Jose Ferradas, PhD student in the group of Applied Superconductivity at UNIGE with a position funded by CERN, is one of the six recipients of the 2021 IEEE CSC Graduate Study Fellowship in Applied Superconductivity, with his research on the mechanical behavior of Nb3Sn-based accelerator magnets during a quench discharge. The IEEE Council on Superconductivity…

In the spotlight of ESRF

In the spotlight of ESRF

A paper from Tommaso Bagni et al. recently appeared in Scientific Reports was selected for the Spotlight on Science of the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility (ESRF). The article reports on the development of a new tool to investigate the internal features of Nb3Sn superconducting wires, combining X-ray tomographic data with an unsupervised machine-learning algorithm. More…

Our research on Nb3Sn in the SPS communications

Our research on Nb3Sn in the SPS communications

An article in the latest issue of the Swiss Physical Society (SPS) communications (n. 63, February 2021) reports on the collaboration between CERN and the Group of Applied Superconductivity at UNIGE for the development of advanced Nb3Sn wires. The work described in the article is motivated by the need to push Nb3Sn technology towards its…

Also the 2021 MRS Spring Meeting goes virtual

Also the 2021 MRS Spring Meeting goes virtual

From April 18 to 23, the 2021 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit gathered virtually an interdisciplinary and international audience to promote, share and discuss issues and developments across the vast field of material science. Prof. Carmine Senatore was invited to give an invited talk at the Symposium on Superconducting Materials and Applications (website). The title…

Congratulations to Jose Ferradas Troitino, Best Student at ASC2020!

Congratulations to Jose Ferradas Troitino, Best Student at ASC2020!

Jose Ferradas Troitino, PhD student in the group of Prof. Carmine Senatore with a position funded by CERN, was awarded with the Best Student Paper Price in the category Materials and the Victor Keilin Memorial Award at the Applied Superconductivity Conference (ASC2020). Jose’s activity focuses on the next generation accelerator magnets based on Nb3Sn, which…

ASC2020: The Applied Superconductivity Conference goes virtual

ASC2020: The Applied Superconductivity Conference goes virtual

The Applied Superconductivity Conference (ASC), originally planned for July 2020 in Tampa, FL, is taking place from October 24 to November 7, 2020 as a virtual meeting because of the COVID pandemic. The original program of the conference was maintained offering a combined virtual platform for plenary, oral, and poster presentations to more than 1’700…

Innosuisse project awarded on HTS joints!

Innosuisse project awarded on HTS joints!

The Superconducting Technology Group at Bruker BioSpin, lead by Dr. Matteo Alessandrini, and the Group of Applied Superconductivity at University of Geneva have been recently awarded financial support by the Swiss Innovation Agency Innosuisse for a 3 years project. The title of the project is “HTS superconducting joints for NMR magnets”. NMR spectrometers are used…

SuperFOx 2020 – 5th Conference on Superconductivity and Functional Oxides

SuperFOx 2020 – 5th Conference on Superconductivity and Functional Oxides

The 5th Conference on Superconductivity and Functional Oxides SuperFOx 2020 took place in Santa Margherita, from February 10 to February 12, 2020 (SuperFOx website). Prof. Carmine Senatore was invited to give a talk entitled “Improvement of Jc and further enhancement of Bc2 in Ta-doped Nb3Sn with internally oxidized ZrO2 particles”.

ISS 2019 in Kyoto

ISS 2019 in Kyoto

The 32nd International Symposium on Superconductivity (ISS) took place in Kyoto (Japan) from the 3th to the 5th of December 2019 (website). ISS holds annually in Japan and its 2019 edition welcomed more than 400 participants from 20 countries.  Prof. Carmine Senatore was invited to give a plenary lecture entitled “Frontiers of Nb3Sn wire technology”…

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