magnetic pinch

magnetic pinch

[mag′ned·ik ′pinch]
(electricity)
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He was among the first to challenge researchers claiming the achievement of fusion using magnetic pinch devices, showing instead that the neutrons being observed were not from high temperature fusion reactions, but rather from energetic ions hitting the chamber walls.
Modern laser and magnetic pinch facilities offer new opportunities for pursuing experimental science under extreme conditions of temperature and density," Remington said.
The magnetic pinch roller has been eliminated, dramatically reducing debris build-up and the need for cleaning.