Electromaglev - levitation data for single and multiple bulk YBCO disks

Y. Iwasa, H. Lee, M. Tsuda, M. Murakami, T. Miyamoto, K. Sawa, K. Nishi, H. Fujimoto, K. Nagashima

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This paper presents recent results of a small-scale electromaglev experiment, focusing on lift data for YBCO samples of a 30-mmø single disk and multiple disks comprised of seven, six, and three 10mmø disks. The data are interpreted with the zeroth-order theory developed earlier. A phenomenological scaling law that correlates lift forces among samples has been developed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)984-987
Number of pages4
JournalIEEE Transactions on Applied Superconductivity
Issue number2 PART 1
Publication statusPublished - 1999
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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