Publications

a detailed list can be found on google scholar 1 and google scholar 2

 

Book Chapters

1.      Second Generation High Temperature Superconducting Coils and Their Application for Energy Storage, Springer, 2011

 

Journal Papers

1.     Jiahui Zhu, Weijia Yuan, Ming Qiu, Bin Wei, Hongjie Zhang, Panpan Chen, Yanfang Yang and Min Zhang, Experimental Demonstration and Application Planning of High Temperature Superconducting Energy Storage System for Renewable Power Grids, Applied Energy, to be published

2.     Min Zhang, Weijia Yuan, David K. Hilton, Matthieu Dalban-Canassy and Ulf P. Trociewitz, Study of second generation high temperature superconducting magnets: self-field screening effect, Superconductor Science and Technology

3.     Jiahui Zhu; Zhenyu Zhang; Huiming Zhang; Min Zhang; Ming Qiu; Weijia Yuan, "Electric Measurement of the Critical Current, AC Loss, and Current Distribution of a Prototype HTS Cable," Applied Superconductivity, IEEE Transactions on , vol.24, no.3, pp.1,4, June 2014
doi: 10.1109/TASC.2013.2284295

4.     Francesco Grilli, Enric Pardo, Antti Stenvall, Doan N. Nguyen, Weijia Yuan and Fedor Gomory, Computation of Losses in HTS Under the Action of Varying Magnetic Fields and Currents, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, vol.24, no.1, pp.8200433, Feb. 2014, doi: 10.1109/TASC.2013.2259827

5.     Min Zhang; Wang, W.; Huang, Z.; Baghdadi, M.; Yuan, W.; Kvitkovic, J.; Pamidi, S.; Coombs, T.A., "AC Loss Measurements for 2G HTS Racetrack Coils With Heat-Shrink Tube Insulation," Applied Superconductivity, IEEE Transactions on , vol.24, no.3, pp.1,4, June 2014

6.     Wenjiang Yang, Long Yu, Weijia Yuan, Yu Liu, Effect of Pre-magnetization on Quasi-static Force Characteristics in a Space Superconducting Interface Structure Adopting High T c Superconductors, Journal of Superconductivity and Novel Magnetism, 27 1, 95-100, 2014

  1. * Jiahui Zhu, Ming Qiu, Bin Wei, Hongjie Zhang, Xiaokang Lai and Weijia Yuan, Design, Dynamic Simulation and Construction of a Hybrid HTS SMES for Chinese Power Grid, Energy, 51:184-192, 2013
  2. * Huiming Zhang, Zanxiang Nie, Xi Xiao, Qing Kang, Raj Aggarwal, Mark Ainslie, Jiahui Zhu, Tim Coombs and Weijia Yuan, Design and simulation of SMES system using YBCO tapes for direct drive wave energy converters, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 23(3):5700704, 2013
  3. * Zanxiang Nie, Xi Xiao, Qing Kang, Aggarwal, R., Huiming Zhang, Weijia Yuan, SMES-Battery Energy Storage System for Conditioning Outputs From Direct Drive Linear Wave Energy Converters, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 23(3):5000705, 2013
  4. Zhu, J., Bao, X., Guo, L., Xia, Z., Qiu, M. and Yuan, W., Optimal Design of Current Sharing in Transmission Conductors of a 110 kV/3 kA Cold Dielectric Superconducting Cable Consisted of YBCO Tapes, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 23(3):5402505, 2013 

11.   M. D. Ainslie, W. Yuan and T. J. Flack, Numerical Analysis of AC Loss Reduction in HTS Coils Using Magnetic Materials to Divert Flux, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 23(3):4700104, 2013

  1. Min Zhang, M. Chudy, Wei Wang, Yi Ran Chen, Zhen Huang, ZhaoYang Zhong, W. Yuan, J. Kvitkovic, S. V. Pamidi, and T.A. Coombs, AC loss estimation of HTS armature windings for electric machines, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 23(3):5900604, 2013
  2. Min Zhang, Jae-Ho Kim, Sastry Pamidi, Michal Chudy, Weijia Yuan and TA Coombs, Study of second generation, high-temperature superconducting coils: Determination of critical current, Journal of Applied Physics, 111(8):083902, 2012
  3. Yiran Chen, Weijia Yuan, Min Zhang, Timothy A Coombs, The Experiment to Evaluate the AC Loss of 2G HTS Windings in the Application of Rotating Electric Machines, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 22(3):4705204, 2012
  4. * W. Yuan, T. A. Coombs, J. Kim, C. H. Kim, J. Kvitkovic and S. V. Pamidi, Measurements and Calculations of Transport AC Loss in Second Generation High Temperature Superconducting Pancake Coils, Journal of Applied Physics, 110(10):091122, 2011

16.   * W. Yuan, M. D. Ainslie, W. Xian, Z. Hong, Y. Yan, R. Pei and T. A. Coombs, Theoretical and experimental studies on Jc and AC losses of 2G HTS coils, IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity, 21(3):2441-2444, 2011

  1. J. Zhu, W. Yuan, T. A. Coombs and Q. Ming, Simulation and experiment of a YBCO SMES prototype in voltage sag compensation, Physica C, 471(3):199-204, 2011

18.   Z. Hong, W. Yuan, M. D. Ainslie, Y. Yan, R. Pei and T. A. Coombs, AC losses of superconducting racetrack coils in various magnetic conditions, IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity, 21(3):2466-2469, 2011

19.   M. D. Ainslie, W. Yuan, Z. Hong, R. Pei, T. J. Flack and T. A. Coombs, Modeling and electrical measurement of transport AC loss in HTS-based superconducting coils for electric machines, IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity, 21(3):3265-3268, 2011

20.   Z. Hong, Z. Jin, M. Ainslie, J. Sheng, W. Yuan and T. A. Coombs, Numerical analysis of the current and voltage sharing issues for resistive fault current limiter using YBCO coated conductors, IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity, 21(3):1198-1201, 2011

  1. W. Xian, Y. Yan, W. Yuan, R. Pei and T. A. Coombs, Pulsed field magnetization of a high temperature superconducting motor, IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity, 21(3):1171-1174, 2011
  2. J. Zhu, Q. Cheng, B. Yang, W. Yuan, T.A. Coombs and M. Qiu, Experimental research on dynamic voltage sag compensation using 2G HTS SMES, IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity, 21(3):2126-2130, 2011
  3. Y. Yan, C-H. Hsu, Z. Hong, W. Xian, W. Yuan and T. A. Coombs, A novel design of thermally actuated magnetisation flux pump for high-temperature superconducting bulks, IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity, 21(3):1568-1571, 2011
  4. R. Pei, R. Viznichenko, M. D. Ainslie, Z. Hong, W. Xian, L. Zeng, W. Yuan and T. A. Coombs, The Ic behavior of 2G YBCO tapes under DC/AC magnetic fields at various temperatures, IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity, 21(3):3226-3229, 2011
  5. M. D. Ainslie, V. M. Zermeto, Z. Hong, W. Yuan, T. J. Flack and T. A. Coombs, An improved FEM model for computing transport AC loss in coils made of RABiTS YBCO coated conductors for electric machines, Superconductor Science and Technology, 24(4): 045005,2011
  6. *W. Yuan, A. M. Campbell, Z. Hong, M. D. Ainslie and T. A. Coombs, Comparison of AC losses, magnetic field/current distribution and critical currents of superconducting circular pancake coils and infinitely long stacks using coated conductors, Superconductor Science and Technology, 23(8):085011, 2010
  7. * W. Yuan, A. M. Campbell and T. A. Coombs, Field and current density distribution during a full cycle in a stack of superconducting tapes, Journal of Applied Physics, 107(9):093909, 2010

28.   * W. Yuan, W. Xian, M. Ainslie, Z. Hong, Y. Yan, R. Pei and T. A. Coombs, Design and tests of a Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) coil, IEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity, 20(3):1379-1382, 2010

  1. M. D. Ainslie, Y. Jiang, W. Xian, Z. Hong, W. Yuan, R. Pei and T. A. Coombs, Numerical analysis and finite element modeling of an HTS synchronous motor, Physica C, 470(20):1752-1755, 2010
  2. Y. Yan, Z. Hong, Q. Li, W. Yuan and T. A. Coombs, Thermally actuated magnetization method in high temperature superconductor bulks, IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity, 20(3):1823-1826, 2010
  3. * W. Yuan, A. M. Campbell and T. A. Coombs, A model to calculate the AC loss of second-generation high temperature superconductor pancake coils, Superconductor Science and Technology, 22(7):075028, 2009 (the journal has the highest impact factor among all journals specialised in superconductivity)
  4. Z. Hong, Y. Jiang, R. Pei, W. Yuan, R. J. Marchant and T. A. Coombs, numerical analysis of the demagnetization effect in a superconducting machine with bulk HTS material on the rotor, IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity, 19(3):2897-2900, 2009
  5. Y Jiang, R. Pei, W. Xian, Z. Hong, W. Yuan, R. J. Marchant and T. A. Coombs, Magnetisation process of an HTS motor and the torque ripple suppression, IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity, 19(3):1644-1647, 2009
  6. R. Pei, A. Velichko, Z. Hong, Y. Jiang, W. Yuan, A. M. Campbell, and T. A. Coombs, Numerical and experimental analysis of Ic and AC Loss for bent 2G HTS wires used in an electric machine, IEEE transactions on applied superconductivity, 19(3):3356-3360, 2009

Conference Papers

1.     Jiahui Zhu, Zhenyu Zhang, Huiming Zhang, Min Zhang, Ming Qiu and Weijia Yuan, Inductance and Current Distribution Analysis of a Prototype HTS Cable, European Conference on Applied Superconductivity 2013, Genoa, Italy

2.     * Jiahui Zhu; Huiming Zhang; Weijia Yuan; Min Zhang; Xiaokang Lai, Design and cost estimation of superconducting magnetic energy storage (SMES) systems for power grids, Power and Energy Society General Meeting (PES), 2013 IEEE , vol., no., pp.1,5, 21-25 July 2013 doi: 10.1109/PESMG.2013.6672556

3.     * Chenghong Gu, Yan Zhang, Furong Li and Weijia Yuan, Economic Analysis of Interconnecting Distribution Substations via Superconducting Cables, IEEE Power Engineering Society General Meeting 2012, pp.1-5, 22-26 July 2012

4.     W. Yuan, A. M. Campbell, T. A. Coombs and S. Pamidi, An anisotropic bulk model for calculating AC losses in HTS coils and the experimental results, the 2nd International Workshop on Numerical Modeling of High-Temperature Superconductors, Cambridge, UK, 11-13 Apr, 2011

5.     Xiaohua Huang, Hongjie Zhang, Ming Qiu, Qian Di, Jiahui Zhu, Miles Redfern and Weijia Yuan, Development and Test of 35kV/2kA High Temperature Superconducting Cable Termination, University Power Engineering Conference 2012, 4 Sep – 7 Sep, London

6.     Jiahui Zhu, Weijia Yuan, Ming Qiu, Xiaohua Huang and Miles Redfern, Experimental Research on Power Fluctuation Compensation in different scenarios using a hybrid HTS SMES, University Power Engineering Conference 2012, 4 Sep – 7 Sep, London

7.     * W. Yuan, A. M. Campbell and T. A. Coombs, Design and modeling of a SMES coil, Journal of Physics: Conference Series,234:032608, 2010

8.     W. Xian, W. Yuan and T. A. Coombs, Numerical assessment of efficiency and control stability of an HTS synchronous motor, Journal of Physics: Conference Series, 234:032063, 2010

9.     * W. Yuan, A. M. Campbell and T. A. Coombs, Critical states in superconducting coils wound using coated conductors, the 1st International Workshop on Numerical Modeling of High-Temperature Superconductors, Lausanne, 5-7 May, 2010

10.   * W. Yuan, A. M. Campbell and T. A. Coombs, Design and tests of a Superconducting Magnetic Energy Storage (SMES) coil, Institute of Physics (IOP) superconducting group annual general meeting, London, 15 Jan, 2010

11.   * W. Yuan, A. M. Campbell and T. A. Coombs, A fast model for calculating AC losses in a second-generation superconducting coils, the Summer School of European Society for Applied Superconductivity, Grenoble, 22-26 Jun, 2009

12.   * W. Yuan, A. M. Campbell and T. A. Coombs, Design of a 2G HTS SMES coil for aircraft application, Institute of Physics (IOP) superconducting group annual general meeting, London, 30 Jan, 2009

13.   W. Xian, W. Yuan, Y. Yan and T. A. Coombs, Minimize frequency fluctuations of isolated power system with wind farm by using superconducting magnetic energy storage, International Conference on Power Electronics and Drive System, pp. 1329-1332, Taiwan, Jan 2-5, 2009