Publications

Journal Papers

R. Fuchs and H. Nordborg, Quantifying Uncertainties in Mean Absorption Coefficients for a Wall-Stabilized Electric Arc, Plasma Physics and Technology, 4(1) 79-82 (2017), doi:10.14311/ppt.2017.2.129.

R. Fuchs, M. Mürmann and H. Nordborg, Towards an Efficient Arc Simulation Framework, Plasma Physics and Technology, 4(1) 79-82 (2017), doi:10.14311/ppt.2017.1.79.

Chen, Y.H., Skote, M., Steffen, C., Nordborg, H., FSI simulation of flexible tandem insect wings in counter stroke, WSEAS Transactions on Fluid Mechanics, Volume 12, 2017, Pages 7-15, E-ISSN: 2224-347X

I. Hischier, J. Hofer, L. Gunz, H. Nordborg, A. Schlüter, Ultra-thin and lightweight photovoltaic/thermal collectors for building integration, Energy Procedia, Volume 122, September 2017, Pages 409-414, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.egypro.2017.07.457

M. Mürmann, A. Chusov, R. Fuchs, A. Nefedov and H. Nordborg, Modeling and simulation of the current quenching behavior of a line lightning protection device, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys., 50, 105203, 2017, https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-6463/aa560e

H. Nordborg and A. Iordanidis, Self-consistent radiation based modelling of electric arcs: I. Efficient radiation approximations, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 41 135205 (2008)

M. Seeger, G. Naidis, A. Steffens, H. Nordborg, and M. Claessens, Investigation of the dielectric recovery in synthetic air in a high voltage circuit breaker, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 38 1795 (2005)

H. G. Kaper, and H. Nordborg, The frozen-field approximation and the Ginzburg-Landau equations of superconductivity, J. Eng. Math. 39, 221-240, 2001.

J. Kierfeld, H. Nordborg, and V. M. Vinokur, The Theory of Plastic Vortex Creep, Phys. Rev. Lett. 85, 4948 (2000).

H. Nordborg and V. M. Vinokur, The interaction between a vortex and a columnar defect in the London approximation, Phys. Rev. B 62, 12408 (2000).

A. E. Koshelev and H. Nordborg, Universal properties for linelike melting of the vortex lattice, Phys. Rev. B 59, 4358 (1999).

G. Blatter, M. Dodgson, V. Geshkenbein, and H. Nordborg, Statistical Mechanics of Vortex Matter, in Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on Continuum Models and Discrete Systems (CMDS9), eds. E. Inan and K. Z. Markov (World Scientific, Singapore, 1999).

H. Nordborg and G. Blatter, Numerical Study of Vortex Matter using the Bose Model: First-Order Melting and Entanglement, Phys. Rev. B 58, 14556 (1998).

M. J. W. Dodgson, V. B. Geshkenbein, H. Nordborg and G. Blatter, Thermodynamics of the first-order vortex lattice melting transition in YBa2Cu3O7-d , Phys. Rev. B 57, 14498 (1998).

M. J. W. Dodgson, V. B. Geshkenbein, H. Nordborg, and G. Blatter, Characteristics of First-Order Vortex Lattice Melting: Jumps in Entropy and Magnetization, Phys. Rev. Lett. 80, 837 (1998).

G. Blatter, V. B. Geshkenbein, A. I. Larkin, and H. Nordborg, Low Field Phase Diagram of Layered Superconductors: The Role of Electromagnetic Coupling, Phys. Rev. B 54, 72 (1996).

H. Nordborg and G. Blatter, Vortices and 2D Bosons: A Path-Integral Monte Carlo Study, Phys. Rev. Lett. 79, 1925 (1997).

H. Nordborg and G. Blatter, Path Integral Monte Carlo Simulation of Vortices, Czech. J. Phys. 46, 1817 (1996).

H. Nordborg, G. Blatter, V. B. Geshkenbein, and A. I. Larkin, Position and Nature of the Phase Transition in Anisotropic and Layered Superconductors, in Critical Currents in Supercon­duc­tors, eds. T. Matsushita and K. Yamafuji (World Scientific, Singapore, 1996).

G. Blatter, B. Ivlev, and H. Nordborg, Vortex Fluctuations in Layered Superconductors and Thin Films, Phys. Rev. B 48, 10448 (1993).

Reports

Vertical Sky, Aerodynamische Optimierung von pitch-gesteuerten vertikalachsigen  Windenergieanlagen im Megawattbereich, Swiss Federal Office of Energy SFOE, SI/501430, December 28, 2017.

Conference Proceedings

Simulations of switching devices on the example of a circuit breaker: the knowns, the unknowns, and the way ahead, keynote address at the International Conference on Electric Contacts (ICEC 2020), June 15, 2020.

A. Chusov, F. Fuchs, M. Mürmann, A. Nefedov, and H. Nordborg, Modeling and Simulation of the Current Quenching Behavior of a Lightning Protection Device, 21st International Conference on Gas Discharges and Their Applications, Nagoya, September 11-16, 2016

R. Fuchs, M. Mürmann, and H. Nordborg, Sensitivity analysis of the temperature profile of electrical arcs due to band-averaged absorption coefficients, 21st International Conference on Gas Discharges and Their Applications, Nagoya, September 11-16, 2016

Yongjoong Lee, H. Nordborg, Yongsug Suh, and P. Steimer, Arc stability criteria in AC arc furnace and optimal converter topologies, Applied Power Electronics Conference, APEC, Feb. 25 2007

Conferences and Seminars

Simulation of electrical arc from the point of view of computational physics: time scales, length scales, and coupling, keynote address at Multiphysics 2016, Zurich, December 8-9, 2016

Improved numerics for arc simulations: How hard can it be?, invited talk at the Plasma Phenomena in Electrical Engineering, INP Greifswald, 21-22 September, 2015.

Simulation of Vertical Axis Wind Turbines with Moving Blades, NAFEMS European Conference on Multiphysics Simulation, October 21, 2014

Simulation of Electrical Arcs and Industrial Plasmas – The Next Frontier for Multiphysics Simulations?, presentation at the NAFEMS World Congress, June 10, 2013

Coupled Simulations: Importance to Industry and Consequences for Computing, invited lecture at the NAFEMS Iberia Awareness Seminar, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, May 10, 2012

Challenges in Computational Electromagnetism, Keynote Speak at the SEREC Podium Panel Research Challenges, February 3, 2011

Trends in industrial use of HPC and what is needed for even wider adoption, Invited talk at the 4th Windows HPC Users’ Group Meeting in Karlsruhe, March 31 – April 1, 2011

The numerical problems of MHD and the quest for the perfect algorithm, Invited talk at the Workshop for Numerical Solution of MHD-Problems in Industrial Applications with liquid Metals, December 11th – 12th 2008 Linz, Austria

Numerical challenges in the simulation of electrical arcs, Invited talk at the 6th International Congress on Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 07), 6-20 July 2007

CFD and MHD Simulations for Gas Circuit Breakers, Invited Talk at the EuroPam 2005 conference, Potsdam, October 5, 2005

Commensurability Effects for Vortices in Superconductors: An Application of the Time-Dependent Ginzburg-Landau Equations, Computations in Science Seminar, University of Chicago, December 8, 1999.

Path-Integral Monte Carlo simulations for bosons and vortices, tutorial lecture given at the 13. Nordic Symposium on Computer Simulations in Natural Science.

Universal properties for linelike melting of the vortex lattice, talk given at the APS March Meeting in Atlanta, March 23, 1999.

Discontinuous quantum phase transition in a disordered Bose system: Relevance for vortex systems with columnar defects, talk given at the APS March Meeting in Atlanta, March 23, 1999.

Vortices and 2D Bosons: A Path-Integral Monte Carlo Study, a Computations in Physics Seminar given at the University of Chicago, August 12, 1998.

Numerical Study of Vortex Matter using the Bose Model: First-order melting, entanglement and columnar defects, talk given at the APS March Meeting in Los Angeles, March 19, 1998.

Vortices and 2D Bosons: A Path-Integral Monte Carlo Study, talk given at the MECO 22 Conference in Szklarska Poreba, Poland, April 3-5, 1997.

Path Integral Simulation of Vortices, talk presented at the 21st Conference on Low Temperature Physics, Prague, August 8-14, 1996.

Position and Nature of the Phase Transition in Anisotropic and Layered superconductors, talk given at the 8th International Workshop on Critical Currents in Superconductors, Kitakyushu, Japan, May 27-29, 1996.

Path Integral Monte Carlo Applied to Vortices, talk presented at the workshop on Computational Superconductivity, Argonne National Laboratory, March 24-26, 1996.

Path integral Monte Carlo Applied to Vortices, talk given at the APS March Meeting in St. Louis, March 20, 1996.

Path Integral Simulation of Vortex Lines, talk presented at the Euroconference on Dynamic Prop­erties in Novel Superconductors, Villa Gualino, Torino, May 1-12, 1995.

Patents

CN102405504 (A)  –  Magnetic shunt, magnetic shunt arrangement and power device,
Bogdan Cranganu-Cretu, Jasmin Smajic, Henrik Nordborg

AT458259 (T)  –  High voltage circuit breaker with improved interrupting capacity,
Dahlquist Andreas, Franck Christian, Kriegel Martin, Seeger Martin, Nordborg Henrik

ZA200703145 (A)  –  ARC furnace power supply device,
Daniel Sager; Yongsug Suh; Yongjoong Lee; Henrik Nordborg

EP1916684 (A1)  –  Gas-insulated high-voltage circuit breaker,               
Franck Christian, Lee Yongjoong, Nordborg Henrik

EP1255268 (A1)  –  Microrelay circuit for off and on switching of alternating currents,
Wiesmann Hans-Juerg, Struempler Ralf, Nordborg Henrik