Halbach array


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Halbach array

[′häl‚bäkə‚rā]
(electromagnetism)
An array of permanent magnets that produces a strong, concentrated, spatially periodic magnetic field; used on the moving object in the Inductrack magnetic levitation system.
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Magnet arrangement of magnetic targeting devise based on Halbach array
10]) and the magnetic refrigeration system using Halbach array of magnets developed by Tura and Rowe [11] in 2007.
Some of the possibilities include V-shape magnet configuration or mounting the magnets in Halbach array, to concentrate the magnetic flux density [19], [20].
He added that the technology is based on the Halbach Array -- a pattern of magnets which produce their own electrical current and levitation for the Hyperloop capsules -- the next generation of MagLev technology for safe and sustainable transport.
Halbach array is a promising magnet pattern due to its self-shielding property and sinusoidally distributed magnetic field in air space.
In order to solve this problem, a novel design of MSD based on linear Halbach array is proposed for detailed investigation.
A Halbach array of permanent magnets allows an increase of the magnetic field on one side of this assembly while cancelling this field on the other side.
Invented at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California, Inductrack relies on permanent magnets arranged in a Halbach array on the underside of a maglev vehicle.
Initial study of the magnetic diverter for ATHENA has resulted in selection of a twin Halbach array located ~1m1.
The Livermore team has developed a maglev design it calls Inductrack, which uses an arrangement of permanent magnets in a pattern called the Halbach array.
the prototype of this system uses Halbach arrays (a special configuration of neodymium, iron, and boron magnets) located beneath train cars.