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Title: Dual-keel electrodynamic maglev system

Abstract

A propulsion and stabilization system with a plurality of superconducting magnetic devices affixed to the dual-keels of a vehicle, where the superconducting magnetic devices produce a magnetic field when energized. The system also includes a plurality of figure-eight shaped null-flux coils affixed to opposing vertical sides of slots in a guideway. The figure-eight shaped null-flux coils are vertically oriented, laterally cross-connected in parallel, longitudinally connected in series, and continue the length of the vertical slots providing levitation and guidance force. An external power source energizes the figure-eight shaped null-flux coils to create a magnetic traveling wave that interacts with the magnetic field produced by the superconducting magnets to impart motion to the vehicle.

Inventors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Lab., IL (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Research, Washington, DC (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
555293
Patent Number(s):
PATENTS-US-A8438829
Application Number:
ON: DE97009518; PAN: 8-438,829; TRN: AHC29802%%2
Assignee:
US Dept. of Energy, Washington, DC (United States)
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent Application
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 1995
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
33 ADVANCED PROPULSION SYSTEMS; 32 ENERGY CONSERVATION, CONSUMPTION, AND UTILIZATION; LEVITATED TRAINS; DESIGN; STABILIZATION; SUPERCONDUCTING MAGNETS; POWER SUPPLIES; TRAVELLING WAVES; OPERATION

Citation Formats

He, J, Wang, Z, Rote, D M, Coffey, H T, Hull, J R, Mulcahy, T M, and Cai, Y. Dual-keel electrodynamic maglev system. United States: N. p., 1995. Web.
He, J, Wang, Z, Rote, D M, Coffey, H T, Hull, J R, Mulcahy, T M, & Cai, Y. Dual-keel electrodynamic maglev system. United States.
He, J, Wang, Z, Rote, D M, Coffey, H T, Hull, J R, Mulcahy, T M, and Cai, Y. Sun . "Dual-keel electrodynamic maglev system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/555293.
@article{osti_555293,
title = {Dual-keel electrodynamic maglev system},
author = {He, J and Wang, Z and Rote, D M and Coffey, H T and Hull, J R and Mulcahy, T M and Cai, Y},
abstractNote = {A propulsion and stabilization system with a plurality of superconducting magnetic devices affixed to the dual-keels of a vehicle, where the superconducting magnetic devices produce a magnetic field when energized. The system also includes a plurality of figure-eight shaped null-flux coils affixed to opposing vertical sides of slots in a guideway. The figure-eight shaped null-flux coils are vertically oriented, laterally cross-connected in parallel, longitudinally connected in series, and continue the length of the vertical slots providing levitation and guidance force. An external power source energizes the figure-eight shaped null-flux coils to create a magnetic traveling wave that interacts with the magnetic field produced by the superconducting magnets to impart motion to the vehicle.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1995},
month = {12}
}

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