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SOLEMI @Milano

SOLEMI High magnetic field facility is located at LASA lab

The LASA infrastructure characteristics are:

  • 2000 m2 surface (offices, laboratory, workshop and experimental area)
  • 50 tons crane
  • 40 l/h He liquefier
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16 MVA Installed Electrical power

The SOLEMI facility consists of several magnets, whose main parameters are listed in the following table.



SPACE (cm)

SOLEMI-1 Solenoid NbTi CC 8 55*
SOLEMI-2 Solenoid NbTi/Nb3Sn CC 12 24**
SOLEMI-3 Solenoid NbTi/Nb3Sn CC 15**** 10**,7.5***
SUPER COMPATTO Solenoid NbTi/Nb3Sn CC 13.5 5.3**
DIPOLO Resistive Dipole CC 1.6, 1.2, 0.9, 0.8 42 (F poli)

6,8,10,12 (gap)

* available space at room temperature
** available space at T=4.2 K
*** available space in gas between 2 e 300 K
**** in SOLEMI2+SOLEMI3 configuration

The powering of the SOLEMI facility is provided by 3 CC power supply with maximum current of 30000 A, 6V. Both series and parallel connection are available.Powering of  2 kA 4V low noise, battery based is possible.
Ancillary equipment & Prototype development tooling

    • Winding machine
    • Oven up to 700 °C in vacuum (Nb3Sn reaction)
    • Oven up to 900 °C in atmosphere (HTSC reaction)
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Critical current measurements on superconducting wires up to 2000 A in the sample are possible.


 SOLEMI  with sample holder into its bore

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