It is of great industrial interest and academic importance to investigate current harmonics impacts on AC losses of superconductors, especially in large-scale power devices. However, only effect of amplitude of in-phase current harmonics on AC loss has been studied in the works of literature. We numerically characterized nonsinusoidal AC loss of superconducting tape carrying harmonic currents with orders below 20th versus phase angles. A drastic AC loss variation was found when phase angle was considered for harmonic components. We observed that different harmonic orders show different AC loss profile versus phase angle.
- harmonic analysis
- high temperature superconductors
- power system harmonics