Superconducting Magnet

1996 - 1997 in Cambridge

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Melt-processed superconducting magnet, made from single crystal grown from seed. It is composed of materials which can
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YBCO Superconducting Magnet, 1996 - 1997

This magnet is made from a single crystal of ceramic. Single crystals have better properties than superconductors made from many crystals. Superconductors can be used to make extremely powerful magnets.


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