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A Modular Superconducting Generator for Offshore Wind Turbines

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2013-05-01
Keysan, Ozan
Olczak, Dariusz
Mueller, Markus A
In this study, a new claw-pole type transverse flux superconducting generator topology is presented. The machine has a stationary superconducting field winding, which eliminates electrical brushes and cryocouplers. The machine is specifically designed for low-speed high torque applications such as large offshore wind turbines. The proposed machine is robust and has a modular structure.