Detailed program is listed below. Pdf is available at the bottom of the page.

Social Program

Registration and welcome Cocktail - Tuesday, June 14, 18.00 – 20.00

BW Hotel San Donato – Palazzo Malvasia

Via Zamboni, 16, Bologna

Social Dinner - Thursday, June 16, 19.00

Villa Scarani

Via dell’Osservanza, 41, Bologna


Scientific Program

Plenary talk - Wednesday, June 15, 9.00 – 10.00

Chairs: Marco Breschi -  Xavier Granados


State of the art and research directions of eddy current modelling

Fabio Villone

University of Cassino – Italy


Keynote talk - Wednesday, June 15, 10.00 – 10.30

Chairs: Marco Breschi -  Xavier Granados


Modelling Cross Field Effects

Archie Campbell, Mehdi Baghdadi, Tim Coombs, Anup Patel

University of Cambridge – UK



Modelling of fundamental aspects - Wednesday, June 15, 11.00 – 12.40

Chairs: Àlvár Sanchez - Antonio Badía


TDGL simulation on the dynamics of helical vortices in thin superconducting wires in the force-free configuration

Yasunori Mawatari, Tetsuya Matsuno

National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology - Japan


Energy-based variational model for vector magnetic hysteresis

Leonid Prigozhin, Vladimir Sokolovsky, John W. Barrett, Sergey E. Zirka

Ben-Gurion University of the Negev - Israel

Two ways of evaluating the loss per AC cycle in a superconducting object

Fedor Gömöry, Jin Sheng

Slovak Academy of Sciences - Slovakia

Discontinuity lines in Nb thin films with artificial border micro-indentations

Jonathan Avila, Obaid Adami, Jeremy Brisbois, Benoit Vanderheyden, Alejandro Silhanek,

University of Liège - Belgium


Quench modelling - Wednesday, June 15, 14.00 – 16.00

Chairs: Antti Stenvall - Naoyuki Amemiya


Quench Characteristics of Power Superconductors and Implications to Modelling

Yifeng Yang

University of Southampton

Quench Analysis of Coupled Insert/Outsert Magnet Systems of the NHMFL

M. Breschi, L. Cavallucci, P. L. Ribani, A. V. Gavrilin, H. W. Weijers

University of Bologna - Italy

Numerical Analysis of the Quench Initialization Transients in a ReBCO Roebel Cable

Jeroen van Nugteren, Jaakko Murtomaki, Glyn Kirby, Gijs de Rijk, Lucio Rossi

CERN, Geneva - Switzerland

Comprehensive Modelling Study of Quench Behaviour of the NHMFL 32 T All-Superconducting Magnet System. Input Data and Methodology Aspects.

Andrew V. Gavrilinand Hubertus W. Weijers

National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida State University - USA


3D Modelling - Wednesday, June 15, 16.00 – 18.00

Chairs: Leonid Prigozhin - Kévin Berger

An efficient 3D numerical model based on T-A formula for superconducting coated conductors

Huiming Zhang, Min Zhang, Weijia Yuan

The University of Bath - UK

Modeling of superconductors interacting with non-linear magnetic materials: 3D variational principles, force-free effects and applications

Enric Pardo, Milan Kapolka

Slovak Academy of Sciences - Slovakia

3-D numerical modelling of AC losses in multi-filamentary MgB2 wires

Guillaume Escamez, Frédéric Sirois, Valtteri Lahtinen, Antti Stenvall, Arnaud Badel, Pascal Tixador, Brahim Ramdane, Gérard Meunier, Rémy Perrin-Bit, Christian-Éric Bruzek

University Grenoble Alpes – France

FEM-BEM approach for the numerical modeling of HTS-based conductors using A-V formulation for AC power application

Yaw Nyanteh, Ludovic Makong-Hell, Ali Masoudi, Philippe Masson

University of Houston - USA

Electro-thermo-mechanical modeling of an HTS Cable-in-Conduit Conductor

Wurui Ta,Yuanwen Gao, Youhe Zhou

Key Laboratory of Mechanics on Environment and Disaster in Western China


Mechanical modelling and miscellaneous - Thursday, June 16, 8.30 – 10.00

Chairs: Andrew V. Gavrilin - Victor M. Zermeño

Multiphysics FEA to Investigate Design Strain Constraints for Solenoids Wound with Aspected, Reinforced HTS

Ernesto Bosque, Ulf Trociewitz, David Hilton, Youngjae Kim, David Larbalestier

National High Magnetic Field Laboratory - USA

Modeling pulsed operation of HTS current leads for Tokamak operation

Andrea Zappatore, Reinhard Heller, Laura Savoldi, Roberto Zanino

Politecnico di Torino - Italy

Surrogate Modelling for Optimal Design of a HTS Insert for Solenoid Magnets

Giordano Tomassetti

ENEA - Italy


Special Session on Modelling of HTS Electronics - Thursday, June 16, 14.00 – 16.00

Chairs: Archie Campbell – Yasunori Mawatari


Basics of Josephson junctions and HTS electronics

Yu. M. Shukrinov

BLTP, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna - Russia


Modelling of Josephson Nanostructures and Intrinsic Josephson Junctions in HTS

Yu. M. Shukrinov, I. R. Rahmonov, A. E. Botha, A Plecenik, P. Seidel, W. Nawrocki

BLTP, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna - Russia

'Charging' of subharmonics in coupled Josephson junctions

André E. Botha, Yu. M. Shukrinov, H. Azemtsa-Donfack, I. R. Rahmonov

University of South Africa - South Africa

DC-SQUIDs with topologically trivial and nontrivial barriers: a comparative analysis

Ilhom Rahmonov, Yury Shukrinov,Radwa Dawood

BLTP, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna - Russia

Parallel Processing Simulation of Phase Dynamics of the Long Josephson Junctions Stack

Ilhom R. Rahmonov, Yury M. Shukrinov, Pavlina Atanasova, Elena V. Zemlyanaya, Oksana I. Streltsova, Maksim I. Zuev, Maksim V. Bashashin

BLTP, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna - Russia


Grid oriented modelling / open source codes and apps - Thursday, June 16, 16.30 – 18.20

Chairs: Frédéric Trillaud -  Vladimir Sokolovsky


Practical considerations on the use of Jc(B, θ) in numerical models of the electromagnetic behavior of HTS

Francesco Grilli, Victor Zermeño

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology - Germany

Multiscale model of resistive-type superconducting fault current limiters implemented in EMTP-RV power system electromagnetic transient simulator

Charles-Henri Bonnard,Frédéric Sirois, Christian Lacroix, Mathieu Lambert, Jean Mahseredjian, Gaëtan Didier, Bruno Douine

Polytechnique Montreal - Canada

Numerical Simulations of an Inductive Type Fault Current Limiter Based on Electromagnetic and Temperature Dependent Parameters

Pedro Arsénio, João Murta-Pina, Anabela Pronto, Alfredo Álvarez

Centre of Technology and Systems - Portugal

HTS modelling using Gmsh/GetDP through examples

Frederic Trillaud, Péter Kis, Christophe Geuzaine

National Autonomous University of Mexico - Mexico

Stand-alone maglev simulator for portable devices

Jorge Peña,Antonio Badía

Universidad de Zaragoza - Spain


Quench (continued) + Modelling of Bulks and Metamaterials - Friday, June 17, 8.30 – 10.20

Chairs: Laura Gozzelino – Iole Falorio


Multiphysics model for large non-insulated REBCO multi-coil magnets with stability-enhanced mechanisms

Wan Kan Chan,Justin Schwartz

North Carolina State University - USA


Superconducting-ferromagnetic metamaterials modeling: optimization for a magnetic wormhole device

Carles Navau, Jordi Prat-Camps, Alvaro Sanchez

Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona - Spain

Passive magnetic field shielding by superconducting and superconducting/ferromagnetic superimposed systems         

Laura Gozzelino, Roberto Gerbaldo, Gianluca Ghigo, Francesco Laviano, Marco Truccato, Valentina Bonino, Angelo Agostino

Politecnico di Torino  - Italy

Modelling of bulk superconductor magnetization

Mark Ainslie, Hiroyuki Fujishiro, Jin Zou

University of Cambridge - UK


EM modelling of tapes, cables and coils - Friday, June 17, 11.00 – 12.50

Chairs: Yifeng Yang – Justin Schwartz


Modelling pancake coils and solenoid coils wound with coated conductors for electromagnetic field analyses: using exact coil geometry or using axisymmetric approximation

Naoyuki Amemiya, Yusuke Sogabe, Naoki Tominaga

Kyoto University - Japan

Modelling Ramp Losses and Magnetization in a Roebel-cable Based HTS Accelerator Magnet Prototype

Janne Ruuskanen, Antti Stenvall, Valtteri Lahtinen, Enric Pardo

Tampere University of Technology - Finland

Eddy current modeling in multifilementary superconductive tapes submitted to external time varying magnetic field

Hocine Menana, Kevin Berger, Jean Leveque, Bruno Douine, Melika Hinaje

Université de Lorraine - France

Simulation of the interaction between a 2G HTS stack and a traveling inhomogeneous magnetic field

Guilherme Goncalves Sotelo, Miquel Carrera, Josep Lopez-Lopez, Xavier Granados

Universidade Federal Fluminense - Brazil

Magnetization loss for stacks of ReBCO tapes

Nikolay Bykovsky, Gianluca De Marzi, Davide Uglietti, Pierluigi Bruzzone, Luigi Muzzi

EPFL-SPC - Switzerland


Organized discussion and wrap up - Friday, June 17, 13.50 – 15.50

Summary of sessions

Modelling of fundamental aspects

Quench modelling

3D Modelling

Mechanical modelling and miscellaneous

Grid oriented modelling / open source codes and apps

Modelling of Bulks and Metamaterials

EM modelling of tapes, cables and coils

Posters Session

Open discussions


Posters Session, Thursday, June 16, 10.00 – 13.00

Chairs: Enric Pardo - Benoit Vanderheyden

A collection of methods to extract local Jc(B) models from experimental data: From brute force fitting to regularization-free strategies

Víctor M. R. Zermeño, Krzysztof Habelok, Mariusz Stępień, Francesco Grilli

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Karlsruhe, Germany

Modeling of coupling loss in striated coated conductors and magnetic response of bulks with force-free effects

Milan Kapolka, Enric Pardo, Jan Kovac

Slovak Academy of Sciences

Studies of heat transport in cryogenic fluids toward superconducting applications

Kamalakanta Satpathy, Charles Dubois, Jean-François Fagnard, Hervé Caps, Philippe Vanderbemden, Benoît Vanderheyden

University of Liege, Belgium

Analysis of winding and cooling stress of a HTS coil

Attila Palfalvi, Peter Mizsak, Drew W. Hazelton

Furukawa Electric Institute of Technology

Analysis of the MQE reduction in HTS at low temperature.

Jorge Pelegrin, Iole Falorio, Yifeng Yang

University of Southampton

A design methodology for modelling fault current limiters of saturated cores type

Nuno Vilhena, João Murta-Pina, Anabela Pronto, Alfredo Álvarez


Characterisation of HTS stacked tapes in crossed and rotating magnetic field

Mehdi Baghdadi, Harold S. Ruiz, Timothy A. Coombs

University of Greenwich

Current Sharing and AC loss in High Current HTS Cables

Antonio Morandi, Massimo Fabbri

University of Bologna - Italy

Modelling of HTS bulk during Pulsed Field Magnetization within an iron core using analytical and integral methods

Kévin BERGER, Hocine MENANA, Thierry LUBIN, Bruno DOUINE, Jean LEVEQUE

Université de Lorraine, France

Numerical analyses of REBCO high field coils in a high background field

Jing Xia, Youhe Zhou, Hubertus W. Weijers

Lanzhou University, China

AC loss simulation and comparison of two types of low-inductance solenoidal coils

Weijia Yuan, Min Zhang

University of Bath, UK

Modeling Hybrid In-Vacuum Undulator With Bulk  High Temperature Superconductor

Ciro Calzolaio, Marco Calvi, Thomas Schmidt, Stéphane Sanfilippo

Paul Scherrer Institute, Switzerland

Stress distribution in superconducting cable in magnetic field

Huadong Yong, Youhe Zhou

Lanzhou University, China

Quench detection in HTS coils using acoustic and electromagnetic techniques

Maxim Marchevsky, Xiaorong Wang, Stephen Gourlay

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley CA - USA

Quench Evaluation for a Superconductor Strip Triggered by Heat Source Based on Generalized Thermoelastic Theory

Yujing Tong, Xingzhe Wang, Youhe Zhou

Lanzhou University, China

Practical Design and Implementation of Large-sized HTS Magnets for a 300 kW HTS DC Induction Furnace

Jongho Choi, Sung-Kyu Kim, Seokho Kim, Kideok Sim, Sangho Cho, Minwon Park, In-Keun Yu

Changwon National University, Korea

Flux-Pinning-Induced Stress In A Flat Superconducting Strip Under Combined Transport Current And Perpendicular Magnetic Field

Yumei Yang, Xingzhe Wang

Lanzhou University, China

Mechanical effects of the non-uniform current distribution on HTS coils for accelerators wound with ReBCO Roebel cable

Jaakko Murtomäki, Glyn Kirby, Janne Ruuskanen, Antti Stenvall, Jeroen Van Nugteren, Lucio Rossi

CERN, Switzerland

Modeling of MgB2 tape with Monel matrix carrying AC current

Y Nikulshin, Y Wolfus, A Friedman, Y Yeshurun

Bar Ilan University, Israel

Analysis of Superconducting Quasi-Diamagnetic Machines in Relation of Stator- and Rotor-Pole Dimensions

István Vajda, Sándor Semperger, Marcell Baranyai

Óbuda University, Hungary

Is a superconducting magnetic gear practical

Archie Campbell

University of Cambridge – UK

Magnetization Loss of Superconducting Specimens by a 3D Finite element Method

Fedai İnanir, Serhat Tunc, Ahmet Cem Erdogan

Yildiz Technical University, Esenler / Istanbul

Study on the Optimal Design Method of HTS Insert for >20 T LTS/HTS Magnet Considering Anisotropic Critical Current

Jiho Lee, Jaeyoung Jang, Young Jin Hwang, Sangjin Lee, SangGap Lee

Korea Basic Science Institute, Daejeon, Korea

A DFT study of rocksalt proxy copper monochalcogenide structures -- Implications for possible high-Tc superconductivity – and beyond

P. M. Grant, R. H. Hammond

W2AGZ Technologies, USA

Numerical modeling of HTS bulk for magnetic levitation applications

Guang-Tong Ma, Chang-Qing Ye, Kun Liu, Jia-Su Wang, Zi-Gang Deng

Southwest Jiaotong University - China

Computational fluid dynamics approach to determine current distribution in cylindrical bulk HTS

Toshiteru Kii

Kyoto University - Japan

REBCO cable mechanical modeling based on comprehensive experiments

Arend Nijhuis, Kirill Ilin, Konstantin A. Yagotintsev, V.A. Anvar, Danko C. van der Laan

University of Twente - The Netherlands

Numerical studies of a wireless power transfer system with coated superconductor resonant coil as the mobile receiver

Chen Yang, Guangtong Ma, Xingtian Li, Zitao Wang

Southwest Jiaotong University

An adaptive step size algorithm in Time-step solver for high-temperature superconductivity levitation problem

Chang-Qing Ye, Guang-Tong Ma, Jia-Su Wang

Southwest Jiaotong University

Simulation of 2G HTS compact cables

Vasily Zubko

Russian Scientific R&D Cable Institute (VNIIKP), Moscow, Russia

Working analytic models of critical state in thin films

Zdenek Janu, Frantisek Soukup

Institute of Physics of the CAS, Prague, Czech Republic

Simulation study on condition for safe quench protection of coil wound of Bi/Ag-sheathed wire and comparison with experimental result

Ryuta Matsuo, Takahiro Ariyama,Osami Tsukamoto, Tomoaki Takao, Takahiro Yamaguchi, Eisaku Ueno, Takeshi Kato

Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan

Modelling of Nonequilibrium Phenomena in High Tc  Superconductors

Yu. M. Shukrinov,M. Nashaat, K. V. Kulikov,R. Dawood,H. El Samman,Th. M. El Sherbini

BLTP, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna - Russia

Superconducting junctions as detectors of Majorana modes

Moitri Maiti, Kirill M. Kulikov, Krishnendu Sengupta, and Yury M. Shukrinov

BLTP, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna - Russia

Modelling of Electromagnetic Radiation from the Intrinsic Josephson Junctions in HTS

Ilhom Raufovich Rahmonov, Yuri Madzhnunovich Shukrinov, Pavlina Khristova Atanasova, Elena Valerievna Zemlyanaya, Maksim Viktorovich Bashashin

Plovdiv University, Bulgaria

Modelling of SQUID Single Photon Detector

K.V. Kulikov, I. R. Rahmonov, M. Grajcar, D. V. Anghel, Yu. M. Shukrinov

BLTP, Joint Institute for Nuclear Research, Dubna - Russia

Detailed program is available here


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