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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:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [4];  [5];  [6];  [7]
  1. Naperville, IL
  2. Downers Grove, IL
  3. Lagrange, IL
  4. Darien, IL
  5. Westmont, IL
  6. Western Springs, IL
  7. Woodridge, IL
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Argonne National Laboratory (ANL), Argonne, IL
OSTI Identifier:
870749
Patent Number(s):
US 5586504
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
DOE Contract Number:  
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
dual-keel; electrodynamic; maglev; propulsion; stabilization; plurality; superconducting; magnetic; devices; affixed; dual-keels; vehicle; produce; field; energized; figure-eight; shaped; null-flux; coils; opposing; vertical; slots; guideway; vertically; oriented; laterally; cross-connected; parallel; longitudinally; connected; series; length; providing; levitation; guidance; force; external; power; source; energizes; create; traveling; wave; interacts; produced; magnets; impart; motion; superconducting magnet; traveling wave; field produced; vertically oriented; power source; magnetic field; superconducting magnetic; superconducting magnets; external power; vertical slot; electrodynamic maglev; magnetic traveling; magnetic devices; magnetic device; /104/

Citation Formats

He, Jianliang, Wang, Zian, Rote, Donald M, Coffey, Howard T, Hull, John R, Mulcahy, Thomas M, and Cal, Yigang. Dual-keel electrodynamic maglev system. United States: N. p., 1996. Web.
He, Jianliang, Wang, Zian, Rote, Donald M, Coffey, Howard T, Hull, John R, Mulcahy, Thomas M, & Cal, Yigang. Dual-keel electrodynamic maglev system. United States.
He, Jianliang, Wang, Zian, Rote, Donald M, Coffey, Howard T, Hull, John R, Mulcahy, Thomas M, and Cal, Yigang. Mon . "Dual-keel electrodynamic maglev system". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/870749.
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title = {Dual-keel electrodynamic maglev system},
author = {He, Jianliang and Wang, Zian and Rote, Donald M and Coffey, Howard T and Hull, John R and Mulcahy, Thomas M and Cal, Yigang},
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 = {1996},
month = {1}
}

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