June 2013



Case Study



Designing Current Transformers with Simulation

ABB is implementing a valuable way to conduct transient simulations of transformers. By integrating thermal-electromagnetic finite element analysis (FEA) with an electrical circuit model, engineers have an advantage to simulate and develop complex electric and magnetic devices. <read more>


Research & Development


First Observation of Spin Hall Effect in a Quantum Gas is Step Toward 'Atomtronics'

Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have reported the first observation of the "spin Hall effect" in a Bose-Einstein condensate, a cloud of ultracold atoms acting as a single quantum object. <read more>


Researchers Increase NMR/MRI Sensitivity Through Hyperpolarization of Nuclei in Diamond
Today's nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) technologies, like quantum information processing and nuclear spintronic technologies, are based on an intrinsic quantum property of electrons and atomic nuclei called "spin." <read more>


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  Sponsored Announcement

Magnetics 2014: Call for Presentations
Magnetics 2014 will have three tracks to address the magnetics market including Rare Earths, Ferrites/Soft Magnetics, and Permanent Magnets. Each track is designed to cover the latest advancements in the applications, technology, materials, and economic development.
Deadline for abstracts is July 1st!


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  New Products

Standex-Meder Electronics Offer Robust Power and Current Sense Transformers for HVAC/R Applications

Standex-Meder Electronics, a global manufacturer of reed switches, sensors, relays and magnetics, announces the availability of a complete portfolio of custom power and current sense transformers and components that help HVAC/R equipment designers gain a competitive edge in the marketplace. <read more>


High Power Torodial Transformers
Bridgeport Magnetics Group Inc. has introduced a new line of dry-type single-phase and three-phase low voltage (<600 VAC) high power transformers from 5,000 VA to 50,000 VA used individually or grouped together in Marina Substations and industrial distribution applications with power ratings up to 200 KVA single phase and 150 KVA in three phase configuration. <read more>

Non-Contact Torque Transmission

Ringfeder Power Transmission has expanded its range of magnetic couplings by four new models to be used in highly sensitive and hard-to-reach areas. <read more>


New Alloys for Dysprosium-Free Permanent Magnets

VACUUMSCHMELZE GmbH & Co. KG (Hanau) has released two new neodymium-iron-boron (NdFeB) alloys that are completely free from the heavy rare earth element, dysprosium. <read more>


COMSOL Multiphysics 4.3b is Now Available

Comsol has released Multiphysics 4.3b. This release includes new capabilities in CAD, meshing, physics, solvers and more. <read more>

Model 121 Programmable DC Current Source Enables Cost-Effective Sensor Testing

Lake Shore has added its Model 121 programmable DC current source to its family of products to support precision test and measurement. <read more>


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  Industry News

Bunting Releases Powder and Bulk Reference Catalogs

Bunting Magnetics Co. has released two new catalogs dedicated to the powder and bulk industry. <read more>

Joint Venture to Commercialize Superconducting Technologies

A new joint international business and research venture will tap into a scientific phenomenon discovered more than a century ago to help deliver affordable, sustainable energy, clean water and environmental solutions for decades to come. <read more>


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Event Listings


ECCE 2013
September 15-19, 2013
Denver, CO


Experience this unique event where two worlds collide - the energy conversion market and its high level research with real application and commercial products and services. ECCE 2013 is the premier venue for showcasing new technologies, concepts, and applications covering all aspects of energy conversion; and will offer industry participants the opportunity to connect with their customers, vendors, and with other researchers in the community. It also provides academic researchers an ideal venue for disseminating their research work and determining the research needs of the industry. Attend ECCE 2013 in Denver, Colo., September 15-19, 2013 and experience the latest advances in the major topics related to Energy Conversion.



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