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Title: Permanent magnet design for high-speed superconducting bearings

A high temperature superconducting bearing including a permanent magnet rotor levitated by a high temperature superconducting structure is disclosed. The rotor preferably includes one or more concentric permanent magnet rings coupled to permanent magnet ring structures having substantially triangular and quadrangular cross-sections. Both alternating and single direction polarity magnet structures can be used in the bearing. 9 figs.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
372602
Assignee:
PTO; SCA: 665412; PA: EDB-96:147415; SN: 96001657244
Patent Number(s):
US 5,554,583/A/
Application Number:
PAN: 8-303,017; TRN: 96:023786
Contract Number:
W-31109-ENG-38
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 10 Sep 1996
Research Org:
Univ. of Chicago, IL (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
66 PHYSICS; SUPERCONDUCTING DEVICES; PERMANENT MAGNETS; DESIGN; MAGNETIC BEARINGS; HIGH-TC SUPERCONDUCTORS

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