The cryogenic permanent magnet undulator (CPMU) is an insertion device in which permanent magnets (PMs) are cooled to a cryogenic temperature to improve magnetic performances in terms of remanence and coercivity. Operation of CPMUs is expected to be much easier than that of existing superconductive undulators (SCUs) with low-temperature superconducting coils, since the operating temperature can be much higher than that of liquid helium. In addition to pure PMs, high-permeability pole pieces and/or high-temperature superconductors (HTSCs) can be exploited to enhance the magnetic field of the CPMU. Towards realization of this concept, a number of R&Ds are in progress at SPring-8: field measurement under a cryogenic environment and reinforcement of HTSC samples. Encouraging results have been obtained from preliminary studies.
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