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High Temperature Superconductors

superconductors-cable-imageSumitomo Electric started the development of high temperature superconductor in 1986. After 20 years of R&D, Bismuth-based high temperature superconducting wire (DI-BSSCO®) is now commercially available.


Superconducting wire di-bscco (top) and High Temperature Superconductor (HTS) power Cable (right).

di-bscco(Dynamically Innovative BSCCO: (Bi(Pb)SrCaCuO) is a trademark of Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd.

Additional Information
  • World's First In-Grid High Temperature Superconducting Power Cable System is Now Online at Albany, New York. (August 2006)
  • Success in the world's 1st Long Duration test of High-Temp. Superconducting Cable Sumitomo & IGC Superpower is collaborating in Superconducting Cable Project in Albany, NY funded by U.S Government.
  • American Superconductor / Sumitomo Agreement Aimed at Opening Up World Market and Accelerating Adoption of Superconductor Power Cables.
  • Sumitomo Electric Wins the Superconductivity Science and Technology Award for the Development of High-Temperature Superconducting Magnet Cable in 2002.

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