A trapped field of 17.6 T in melt-processed, bulk Gd-Ba-Cu-O reinforced with shrink-fit steel

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60
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70
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60
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70
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Free
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Thursday, June 27, 2024
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Publication year
2014
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Manufacturing

A world record that has stood for more than a decade has been broken, harnessing the equivalent of three tonnes of force inside a golf ball-sized sample of material. This research demonstrates the potential of high-temperature superconductors for: flywheels for energy storage, 'magnetic separators', which can be used in mineral refinement and pollution control, and in high-speed levitating monorail trains.

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Author:
J H Durrell, A R Dennis, J Jaroszynski, M D Ainslie, K G B Palmer, Y-H Shi, A M Campbell, J Hull, M Strasik, E E Hellstrom and D A Cardwell
Publisher:
University of Cambridge
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Decade(s)
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