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Masataka Iwakuma Last modified date:2017.05.29

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Reserach Institute of Superconductor Science and Systems .
Academic Degree
Doctor of Engineering
Field of Specialization
Superconductor science and technology
Research Interests
  • Research and development of high-Tc superconducting power machines and devices
    keyword : superconductor, oxide, high-Tc, superconducting wire, electric machine and device, generator, motor, transformer, current limiter, SMES, cable
    1996.04~2018.03Development of oxide superconducting power machines and devices.
  • Standardization of measurement method of the AC loss in triaxial superconducting cables
    keyword : superconductor, cable, AC loss, triaxial
  • Study on the electromagnetic properties of superconducting wires and the ac loss reduction
    keyword : superconductor, ac loss, NbTi, Nb3Sn, YBCO, REBCO, BSCCO
    1998.04~2018.03Evaluation and Reduction of ac loss in oxide superducting wires..
  • Research and development of medical equipment with high-Tc superconducting tapes
    keyword : High-Tc Superconductor, Medical Equipment, REBCO, MRI
Current and Past Project
  • We will reduce the production of CO2 gas, which promotes the global warming, by developing fully superconducting motors with REBCO superconducting tapes and then improving the efficiencies.
  • Research and development of advanced medical equipment and systems with high-Tc superconducting tapes.
  • Research and development of advanced medical equipment and systems with high-Tc superconducting tapes.
Academic Activities
1. M. Iwakuma, K. Sakaki, A. Tomioka, T. Miyayama, M. Konno, H. Hayashi, H. Okamoto, Y. Gosho, T. Eguchi, S. Yoshida, Y. Suzuki, H. Hirai, Y. IIjima, T. Saitoh, T. Izumi, Y. Shioahara, Development of a 3φ-66/6.9 kV-2 MVA REBCO Superconducting Transformer, IEEE Trans. Appl. Supercond., 25, 3, Article No. 6935085, 2015.06.
1. M.Iwakuma, Development of a 3φ-66/6.9kV-2MVA REBCO Superconducting Transformer, 1st Asian ICMC CSSJ50, 2016.11.08.
2. M.Iwakuma, Electrical measurement of ac loss in triaxial superconducting cables, 1st Asian ICMC CSSJ50, 2016.11.09.
3. M. Iwakuma, AC & DC applications of REBCO superconducting tapes, ISS2015 (Tokyo), 2015.11.16.
Other Research Activities
  • 2013.03.
Membership in Academic Society
  • The Institute of Electrical Engineers of Japan
  • Cryogenics and Superconductivity Society of Japan
  • The Japan Society of Applied Physics