Bitter magnet

Bitter magnet

[¦bid·ər ¦mag·nət]
(electromagnetism)
A normal-conductor air-cored magnet consisting of stacked circular copper plates with a number of holes through which cooling water passes.
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A superconductor acts as a perfect diamagnet and excludes an applied magnetic field, says Simon Foner, former associate director of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Francis Bitter Magnet Laboratory.
For this project AMSC will be working with the Francis Bitter Magnet Laboratory at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
In the past, Dresselhaus also has directed MIT's Center for Materials Science and Engineering and was affiliated with the Francis Bitter Magnet Laboratory, giving her in-depth experience with fusion materials and magnet technologies.