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Title: Low-loss, high-speed, high-{Tc} superconducting bearings

A flywheel energy storage device is disclosed including an iron structure disposed for rotation adjacent a stationary superconductor material structure and a stationary permanent magnet. The stationary permanent magnet levitates the iron structure while the superconductor structure can stabilize and levitate the rotating iron structure. 15 figs.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
264568
Assignee:
Univ. of Chicago, IL (United States) PTO; SCA: 250500; PA: EDB-96:119545; SN: 96001625901
Patent Number(s):
US 5,540,116/A/
Application Number:
PAN: 8-025,950
Contract Number:
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 30 Jul 1996
Research Org:
Univ. of Chicago, IL (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
25 ENERGY STORAGE; FLYWHEELS; BEARINGS; FLYWHEEL ENERGY STORAGE; HIGH-TC SUPERCONDUCTORS; LEVITATION; SUPERCONDUCTING DEVICES

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