MT26 will be held at the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Downtown Vancouver, Canada
The MT conference series is the most important international forum addressing all aspects of magnet research, development, construction, testing, and operation.
The MT conference series is the most important international forum addressing all aspects of magnet research, development, construction, testing, and operation. The focus lies in superconducting technology, but resistive magnets are also covered. We expect around 1000 of the top scientists and engineers involved in research and development of the magnets throughout the World.
Early December, 2018
Mid December, 2018
February 25, 2019
March 30 – 31, 2019
April 29, 2019
May 9, 2019
May 9, 2019
May 15, 2019
May 22, 2019
June 5, 2019
July 24, 2019
August 21, 2019
August 23, 2019
September 13, 2019
September 22 – 27, 2019
September 24, 2019
Michael Parizh, USA (GE)
Giorgio Ambrosio, USA (FNAL)
Naoyuki Amemiya, Japan (Kyoto University)
Kathleen Amm, USA (Brookhaven National Lab)
Satoshi Awaji, Japan (Tohoku University)
Amalia Ballarino, Switzerland (CERN)
Mark Bird, USA (NHMFL)
Nikolay Bykovsky, Switzerland (CERN)
Luisa Chiesa, USA (Tufts University)
Tim Coombs, United Kingdom (Cambridge University)
Antonio della Corte, Italy (ENEA)
Iain Dixon, USA (NHMFL)
Yutong Fang, China (Zhejiang University)
Paolo Ferracin, Switzerland (CERN)
Ramesh Gupta, USA (Brookhaven National Lab)
Tim Haugan, USA (U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory)
Kohei Higashikawa, Japan (Kyushu University)
Sasha Ishmael, USA (Lupine Materials and Technology)
Anna Kario, Germany (GSI-FAIR)
Takanobu Kiss, Japan (Kyushu University)
Hitoshi Kitaguchi, Japan (NIMS)
Haigun Lee, South Korea (Korea University)
Cesar Luongo, France (ITER)
Luigi Muzzi, Italy (ENEA)
Tatsushi Nakamoto, Japan (KEK)
Gen Nishijima, Japan (NIMS)
Mathias Noe, Germany (KIT)
Toru Ogitsu, Japan (KEK)
Subrata Pradhan, India (IPR)
Soren Prestemon, USA (LBL)
Emmanuele Ravaioli, Switzerland (CERN)
Tiina-Mari Salmi, Finland (Tampere University of Technology)
Charlie Sanabria, USA (LBL)
Federico Scurti, USA (North Carolina State University)
Bruce Strauss, USA (DoE, IEEE)
Herman ten Kate, Netherlands (University of Twente)
Vitaly Vysotsky, Russia (VNIIKP)
Qiuliang Wang, China (IEE CAS)
Liye Xiao, China (IEE CAS)
Rüdiger Picker (Chair)
Michael Parizh (Program Committee Chair)
Jana Thomson (LOC Chair)
Luisa Chiesa (Editor in Chief)
Michael Coffey (Exhibit Chair)
Bruce Strauss (Travel Support Chair)
Dana Giasson (Website Design)
Francis Pau (Treasurer)
Diana Castaneda (Logo Design)
The conference is managed by Centennial Conferences.
Bruce Strauss, USA (DoE, IEEE) (Chair)
Mathias Noe, Germany (KIT)
Vitaly Vysotsky, Russia (VNIIKP)
Advanced Conductor Technologies’ CORC® technology opens the door to new markets that require flexible, high-current density power cables and wires. High-temperature superconducting CORC® cables and wires also enable practical high-field magnets that operate at magnetic fields above 20 Tesla, or at temperatures exceeding 20 Kelvin.
Allied Metals Corporation is a global leader in the supply of high purity iron for applications where efficiency, consistency, and cost of engineered technologies are critical. High saturation induction, high permeability, and low coercivity allow ALLIEDPUREIRON® to be suitable for components of resistive magnets, superconducting magnets, and magnetic shielding, among other magnetic technologies. The capability to supply Pure Iron in a diverse range of forms including sheet, plate, bar, wire, and forged parts (custom dimensions available) and the ability to supply material in trial quantities up to ~300 Metric Ton single heats, makes Allied Metals Corporation your ideal partner.
American Magnetics, Inc. (AMI), a veteran owned company in TN, has been a manufacturer of superconducting magnet systems and cryogenic equipment for over 45 years. Our custom solutions range from completely conduction cooled multi-axis systems combined with an integrated variable temperature insert to large room temperature bore zero boil off helium recondensing systems (ReconTM). When our innovative superconducting magnets, such as our multi-axis (MAxesTM) series are coupled with cutting edge cryostats, the customer is buying a winning combination.
ASG Superconductors is a dynamic business reality, and a leading player in the international market of superconducting magnets systems design and manufacturing. The ASG Superconductors group of companies has recently undergone re-organization to incorporate all elements of our activity into a single structure. The aim is to bring together the capabilities within the three units to secure and improve our position as a world-class Italian company, already a worldwide leader in the production of magnets both for scientific research and for the industrial sector and to develop more effectively the magnesium diboride (MgB2) wire and MRI businesses.
Brookhaven Technology Group, Inc. is developing a multilayer superconducting cable named ExoCable™. ExoCable™ is an innovative, multilayered High-Temperature Superconductor (HTS) wire architecture based on yttrium-barium-copper oxide that can be manufactured cost-effectively in essentially unlimited lengths. ExoCable™ combines high quench stability with low magnetization loss and high mechanical strength. The cables are designed for applications where fast ramping and good field quality are required.
Bruker Energy and Supercon Technologies (BEST) is a global leader in superconductor solutions, providing an unmatched range of products that meet the needs of healthcare, academic and industrial companies and organizations worldwide. In close cooperation with our
customers, we design, develop and deliver product solutions that are at the heart of a majority of the superconductor magnets worldwide. They enable innovators to build leading edge healthcare and industrial products, as well as to conduct fundamental research, such as the search for the origins of the universe and sustainable clean energies.
High current, high stability, highly accurate. Less than 1 ppm/K TC and < 0.01% setpoint current accuracy are among some of our specs. CAEN ELS magnet power supplies are designed with a completely digital control and feedback loop, allowing for software-based adjustment of PID parameters, synchronizing fully and behaving nicely with your reactive loads (up to 100 H). Home-grown DCCT current sensors are implemented within the supplies for aiding in such performance, or are available separately in various models with a complete digitizing current measurement system for your own setups. CAEN ELS is represented in the U.S. by CAEN Technologies.
Cryogenic Limited leads the market in delivering high performance superconducting magnet systems for science researchers. Magnet configurations (up to 18T cryogen-free, 22T in low loss cryostats) include solenoids, split pair, vector, UHV and beam-line magnets. Our flagship integrated measurement and analysis platforms are Physical Property Characterization Systems and SQUID magnetometers. Measurements include: DC moment & AC susceptibility; specific heat, thermal transport; DC & AC electric resistivity, Dielectric/capacitance, Critical Current. Sample temperature (1.6-400K) can be augmented by Helium-3 (300mK) & Dilution Refrigerator (50mK) inserts, and furnace (700-1000K) inserts.
Cryomagnetics is a premier manufacturer of superconducting magnets, systems, related electronic instrumentation, and cryogenic accessories. Efficient magnet designs allow for smaller cryocooler use (dry) or less helium consumption (wet). Solenoids, split-pairs, and multi-axis magnets are available in a wide range of configurations with room temperature bore, variable temperature, or He3 sample environments. In-house manufacturing of complete wet or dry systems by our team of certified fabricators assures the highest quality. Built for the unique demands of superconducting magnets, the Model 4G power supplies feature unrivaled performance and standard features. Also available: LM-510 Liquid Cryogen Level Monitor, Model 612/614 Temperature Monitors and GM-700 Gaussmeter.
Cryomech’ s superior products provide hundreds of customers with custom-built Cryocoolers, Helium Liquefiers, Liquid Nitrogen Plants and ULT Cryostats. We craft solutions that help our customers get things done.
We are the original innovators:
• The world's largest 4K Pulse Tube Cryocooler
• The world’s largest single stage GM Cryocoolers for operation at 77 K and 30
• The most extensive line of GM and PT Cryocoolers on the planet
• Fully integrated, closed-cycle refrigeration for applications below 2K
• Open-cycle to closed-cycle helium conservation with our Helium Liquefiers and Recovery systems
• Ultra Low Vibration 1K and 4K Cryostats
CSIC Pride (Nanjing) Cryogenic Technology Co., Ltd. (Pride Cryogenics) is a technology oriented company concentrated on the development and manufacturing of cryocoolers and cryogenic engineering application devices. Pride Cryogenics' products include 4 K GM cryocoolers, 10 K GM cryocoolers, 77 K GM cryocoolers, cryostats, helium reliquefier, gas recovery, purification and liquefaction systems and other customized cryogenic systems.
Demaco is the leading knowledge driven cryogenic infrastructure partner for industrial gas companies, scientific institutes and EPC contractors world-wide. Our team of cryogenic specialists, Cryogeniuses, is committed to supporting our partners in their daily effort to transport and condition all liquefied gasses. By advising on, designing, engineering, manufacturing, testing and installing customer specific vacuum insulated solutions of superior quality, we continuously provide the highest yielding infrastructure in the industry.
Fujikura Ltd., has been the global leader of developing rare-earth-based 2nd Generation High-Temperature Superconducting wires over 20 years. We sustain this title by producing best performance wire with higher critical current, longer piece length and higher uniformity for longitudinal critical current distribution. Prospective applications of our superconducting wires are now widely spread from electrical/industrial equipment to medical and measuring instruments. Our superconducting wires are committed to not only be improving quality of human life but also have great potential for industrial innovation and saving natural resources.
Furukawa Electric is the pioneer in superconductivity; Comprehensiveness from low-temperature superconductivity to high-temperature superconductiviy. FEC can provide solutions to customer's issues.
General Atomics (GA) is a world leader in electromagnetics and superconducting magnet technology. GA is currently fabricating powerful pulsed superconducting magnet modules for ITER, an unprecedented international tokamak facility that aims to demonstrate the commercial feasibility of nuclear fusion. When completely assembled, the ITER Central Solenoid will have a peak field of 13.1 Tesla with 5.5 GJ of stored energy.
Magnet research at GA has led to discoveries and spinoff technologies in medical diagnostics, cryogenics, energy storage, transportation, semiconductors, and defense applications. GA leverages its research for the U.S. government and private industry, delivering solutions ranging from next-generation nuclear reactors to remotely operated aircraft and electromagnetic systems including the EMALs systems to electromagnetically launch airplanes from aircraft carriers.
Hyper Tech is a leading manufacturer of MgB2 and Nb3Sn superconductor wires. We have experience designing, manufacturing and testing coils using NbTi, Nb3Sn, MgB2, Nb3Sn, BSCCO, and (Re) BCO superconductors. Hyper Tech is developing small diameter high amperage Cable-in Conduits (CIC) for several superconducting applications, using NbTi, MgB2, and Nb3Sn strands. We also have system design experience for developing superconducting MRIs, fault current limiters, motors, wind generators, SMES, DC and AC cable applications.
Japan Superconductor Technology, Inc. (JASTEC) is a manufacture of superconducting wire/magnet in Japan. We have been contributing to a variety of application fields; life science, medical, energy and other science & industries through our cutting-edge technologies. - Wire: Our high-performance NbTi and Nb3Sn wires are used for NMR/MRI as well as ITER TF/CS. - Magnet: We supply high-field NMR magnets as well as special MRI magnets. We have also rich experience in cryogen-free magnets for academic and industrial applications.
Luvata Superconductors have factories in three continents producing special copper products and low-temperature superconducting (LTS) wires, cables and hollow conductors for magnet applications. The products are generally designed for special applications in mind and their features vary widely among various products offerings. Wires are produced for all applications in the LTS fields. Products include monolithic wires in round and rectangular shape as well as wire-in-channel or cable-in-channel integrated conductors.
Metrolab Technology SA is the global market leader for precision magnetometers, used to measure high-intensity magnetic fields to a very high degree of precision.
Our customers include: All MRI and magnet manufacturers, Accelerator and calibration labs, and OEM customers.
Our products include: NMR Precision Teslameters: The gold standard for magnetometers, NMR Magnetic Field Cameras: Map whole-body MRI magnets, Precision Digital Integrators: Measure or map complicated fields, and 3-axis Hall Magnetometers: Total field, quick and easy
Metrosil varistors are manufactured by M&I Materials Ltd, providing superfast, high energy discharge for many applications. For example, within superconducting, a typical protection approach to a quench event would be to switch-in a low resistive load to dissipate magnetic energy. However, the energy from the magnetic field can be extracted at a much faster rate using Metrosil varistors. Our assemblies have been tested on superconducting systems at CERN where a rapid current decay was favourably observed.
Oxford Instruments NanoScience designs, supplies and supports market-leading research tools that enable quantum technologies, new materials and device development in the physical sciences. Our tools support research down to the atomic scale through creation of high performance, cryogen free low temperature and magnetic environments, based upon our core technologies in low and ultra-low temperatures, high magnetic fields and system integration, with ever-increasing levels of experimental and measurement readiness. Oxford Instruments NanoScience is a part of the Oxford Instruments plc group.
Shanghai Superconductor Technology Co., Ltd. (SST) employs physical vapour deposition for mass production of custom and cost effective 2G-HTS conductors with superior mechanical properties and high critical current densities for all types of applications. We also provide peripheral products and services including coil winding, coil winding machines and vacuum deposition systems.
Sigmaphi has been providing turnkey systems and components for particle accelerators to major research labs and protontherapy system providers for more than 30 years.
Our 200 highly skilled employees can design, make and measure :
- Complete particle transport beam lines, from optics to installation and alignment
- High precision magnets : resistive, superconducting, permanent magnet based, in vacuum…
- Turnkey injection or extraction systems
- Ultra stable power supplies
- RF power solutions : Solid state amplifiers, Klystron modulators
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The SHI Cryogenics Group, an integral part of the Precision Equipment Division of Sumitomo Heavy Industries, Ltd., is a leading worldwide provider of innovative cryogenic solutions to magnet technology and other research communities. With offices in Asia, Europe and the United States, it has been producing quality cryogenic equipment for over 50 years. SHI's renowned engineering departments continue to focus on the latest cryogenic technologies, including innovative Cryocooler, Pulse Tube, Shield Cooler and Helium Compressor designs. Sumitomo (SHI) Cryogenics of America, Inc. is the North American Division of the SHI Cryogenics Group, focusing on design, manufacturing, sales and service.
DI-BSCCO, 1st Grade superconductor, is the trade mark of Sumitomo Electric Industries (SEI). Using DI-BSCCO, researchers and manufactures from around the world have successfully manufactured superconducting cables, magnets, motors and current lead assemblies. Recently, SEI developed Type HT-NX, an extra high strength DI-BSCCO, superconductor wire design that is surpassing other HTS wires for high field(over 20T) magnet designs. DI-BSCCO Type G is widely used in magnet current lead designs especially for large application, for example, ITER and the particle accelerators.
SUPERCON has been manufacturing low temperature NbTi and Nb3Sn superconductors as standard and specially designed wire and cable since 1962. Many of Supercon’s standard conductors, from 0.025 to 2.0mm diameter, are available from stock A wide variety of custom composite metal wires is also available. We can deliver research quantities to OEM requirements from stock.
SuperOx Japan (SOJ) was established in 2011 as a venture company. Currently there are two production facilities - Sagamihara Incubation Center and TechnoEast, which are located in the Sagamihara city, Japan. The company has 16 employees including 6 people with PhD degrees. SOJ developed the complete manufacturing cycle of 2G HTS wires starting from the Hastelloy substrate tape, including RF and DC magnetron sputtering, IBAD, pulsed laser deposition (PLD), electroplating and lamination processes. The company has started to sale the HTS wires in 2013, and in 2018 the production capacity reached 50 km of 12 mm tape.
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The Tesla Engineering Ltd group of companies consist of Tesla Engineering Magnet Division, Tesla Engineering Gradient Division, Everson Tesla Incorporated and Futura Composites. This group of companies are dedicated to the design, manufacture and support of resistive and superconducting electromagnets, gradient coils, composite materials, generator coils, motors and consultancy to the science, medicine and industrial markets. We can utilise the skills, expertise and facilities of the group companies to offer a complete design and manufacturing solution, together with help and advice for system integration and outstanding service support.
THEVA has invested over fifteen years in development to build Germany’s first commercial HTS production plant. Thanks to its very high energy density, THEVA Pro-Line superconductor can replace conventional copper cable in high-performance applications. It opens entirely new scope for the design of electrical components. Manufacturers of cables, power switches, large electric drives and power rails can rely on the high quality and performance of the material. THEVA stands for high-end solutions in coating technology and equipment engineering.
WST was founded in China for developing large scale production of NbTi and Nb3Sn superconducting wire for ITER In 2003. Currently, WST has already built an advanced level production line of superconducting wires with annual production capacity of 350 ton superconducting wire and 400 ton WIC superconducting conductor.
International Magnet Technology Conferences have been organized since 1965.
Sequence number, city and country as well as conference dates are given in the table here below:
|MT-1||Palo Alto, USA||1965, September 8-10|
|MT-2||Abingdon, UK||1967, November 11-13|
|MT-3||Hamburg, West-Germany||1970, May 19-22|
|MT-4||Long Island, USA||1972, September 19-22|
|MT-5||Rome, Italy||1975, April 21-25|
|MT-6||Bratislava, Czechoslovakia||1977, August 29 - September 2|
|MT-7||Karlsruhe, West-Germany||1981, March 30 - April 3|
|MT-8||Grenoble, France||1983, May 5-9|
|MT-9||Zurich, Switzerland||1985, September 9-13|
|MT-10||Boston, USA||1987, September 21-25|
|MT-11||Tsukuba, Japan||1989, August 28 - September 1|
|MT-12||Leningrad, USSR||1991, June 23-28|
|MT-13||Victoria, Canada||1993, September 20-24|
|MT-14||Tampere, Finland||1995, July 11-15|
|MT-15||Beijing, China||1997, October 20-25|
|MT-16||Ponte Vedra Beach, USA||1999, September 26 - October 2|
|MT-17||Geneva, Switzerland||2001, September 24-28|
|MT-18||Morioka, Japan||2003, October 20-24|
|MT-19||Genoa, Italy||2005, September 18-23|
|MT-20||Philadelphia, USA||2007, August 27-31|
|MT-21||Hefei, Anhui, China||2009, October 18-23|
|MT-22||Marseille, France||2011, September 12-16|
|MT-23||Boston, USA||2013, July 14-19|
|MT-24||Seoul, Korea||2015, October 18-23|
|MT-25||Amsterdam, The Netherlands||2017, August 27 - September 1|
|MT-26||Vancouver, Canada||2019, September 22-27|
|MT-27||Fukuoka, Japan||2021, November 15 - 19|
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