degaussing coil

degaussing coil

[dē′gau̇s·iŋ ‚kȯil]
(electromagnetism)
A plastic-encased coil, about 1 foot (0.3 meter) in diameter, that can be plugged into a 120-volt alternating-current wall outlet and moved slowly toward and away from a color television picture tube to demagnetize adjacent parts.
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
The company's HTS wire and magnet cable technology have been applied to a degaussing coil system that was installed aboard the USS Higgins, a DDG-51 destroyer, for a two-year trial at sea.
The Office of Naval Research and the Naval Surface Warfare Center Carderock Division's Ship Engineering Station Philadelphia have installed a high-temperature superconducting degaussing coil system on board a destroyer, the USS Higgins, at the naval station in San Diego, Calif.
According to the company, the 40-meter HTS degaussing coil produced 4,100 amp-turns, a typical level of performance of conventional copper-based degaussing systems deployed in military ships today.
He discusses treaties such as the Washington Conference and Geneva Conference in 1927; the Kent and London classes and modernization; smaller cruisers; the HMS Exeter; the 1930 London Treaty and its cruisers and alternatives; the 1936 treaty, rearmament, and the Fiji class; and World War II designs and changes, including to radar and increased close-range anti-aircraft weapons, and the introduction of degaussing coils for magnetic mines.
Panasonic is successfully using the new technology at the Matsushita Eco Technology Center (METEC) to recover copper from degaussing coils covered with vinyl chloride tape found in CRT TVs.