cusped magnetic field

cusped magnetic field

[′kəspt mag′ned·ik ′fēld]
(electromagnetism)
A magnetic field created by adjacent parallel coils that carry current in opposite directions; used in fusion research, to contain a plasma of high-energy deuterium ions.
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