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Title: Generating highly uniform electromagnetic field characteristics

An apparatus and method are disclosed for generating homogeneous electromagnetic fields within a volume. The homogeneity provided may be for magnetic and/or electric fields, and for field magnitude, radial gradient, or higher order radial derivative. The invention comprises conductive pathways oriented about a desired region of homogeneity. A corresponding apparatus and method is provided for substantially canceling the electromagnetic field outside of the apparatus, comprising a second set of conductive pathways placed outside the first set. 55 figs.
Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
644414
Report Number(s):
US 5,748,063/A/
PAN: US patent application 8-637,952
DOE Contract Number:
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 5 May 1998
Research Org:
AT&T Corporation
Sponsoring Org:
USDOE, Washington, DC (United States)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING NOT INCLUDED IN OTHER CATEGORIES; ELECTROMAGNETIC FIELDS; ELECTRIC CONDUCTORS; DESIGN; EQUIPMENT