june 2014


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Surprisingly Strong Magnetic Fields Challenge Black Holes’ Pull

A new study of supermassive black holes at the centers of galaxies has found magnetic fields play an impressive role in the systems’ dynamics. <read more>


Magnetic Cooling Enables Efficient, “Green” Refrigeration

Magnetic cooling is a promising new refrigeration technology boasting several advantages, ranging from lower energy consumption to eliminating the use of hazardous fluids, which combine to make it a more environmentally friendly option than today’s standard fluid-compression form of refrigeration. <read more>


NIST Chip Produces and Detects Specialized Gas for Biomedical Analysis
A chip-scale device that both produces and detects a specialized gas used in biomedical analysis and medical imaging has been built and demonstrated at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). <read more>




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space 2015: Final Call for Presentations

Magnetics 2015, being held January 21-22, 2015 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel, will have five tracks to address the magnetics market including Magnetics Market Outlook, Rare Earths / Permanent Magnets, Ferrites / Soft Magnetics, Electromagnetics, and Design & Manufacturing. All sessions will be placed in a Track. With limited sessions per track, it is imperative to submit an abstract before the deadline to ensure your speaking slot. See a full list of submission topics here.


Call for Presentations Deadline: June 24th
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  New Products

Compact SX41 Series SMT Planar Transformers Handle Up To 2kW of Power
Standex-Meder Electronics, a manufacturer of precise, reliable, and long-lasting miniature switches, sensors and relays, has announced the SX41 series of planar transformers for 500 W to 2 KW applications. <read more>


Innovation in Magnetic Field Instrumentation

Bartington Instruments specializes in the manufacture of single and three-axis fluxgate magnetometers, with measuring ranges from ±60µT to ±2mT. <read more>


World’s Highest Field 21 Tesla Magnet for FT-ICR Mass Spectrometry Installed at NHMFL
Bruker Corp. and the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory (NHMFL) at Florida State University (FSU) have announced the successful installation of the world’s first 21 Tesla (T) magnet for Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance (FT-ICR). <read more>

TI Expands Sensing Portfolio with Hall Effect Magnetic Sensors

Texas Instruments (TI) has strengthened its motor solutions and sensing portfolio with the addition of a new family of Hall effect magnetic sensors designed for use in industrial applications ranging from position detection to motor control. <read more>


New Magnetic Materials Set to Attract Electrical Industry
A team of researchers led by Professor Ivan K. Schuller at the University of California, San Diego has developed a new breed of magnetic materials with profound implications for the electrical and electronics industries. <read more>


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  Industry News

TMR Awarded DOD Project for US RE Supply Chain Evaluation

A team led by Technology Metals Research, LLC (TMR) has been awarded $1.2 million in funding from the US Army Research Laboratory (ARL), part of the US Department of Defense (DOD), via a subaward agreement with Worcester Polytechnic Institute. <read more>


Permanent Magnets: Technologies and Global Markets has announced a new market research report is available in its catalog, Permanent Magnets: Technologies and Global Markets. <read more>


Nanomagnetics: Materials, Devices and Markets has added a new market research report, Nanomagnetics: Materials, Devices and Markets. <read more>


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Event Listings


StanTroutMagnetics Bootcamps Back by Popular Demand in 2015
Magnetics Business & Technology magazine has announced that Dr. Stan Trout of Spontaneous Materials will again host the Bootcamp Workshops in association with the Magnetics 2015 event. The Magnetics Bootcamps will take place on January 20th, 2015.


Dr. Stan Trout has been offering Bootcamps since 2007 and has trained more than 100 students, putting to use his more than 35 years of experience in the permanent and rare earth industries. Dr. Trout has a B.S. in Physics from Lafayette College and a M.S. and a Ph.D. in Metallurgy and Materials Science from the University of Pennsylvania. Stan is a contributing columnist for Magnetics Business & Technology magazine and is a consultant to the Magnetics Industry. His consultancy Spontaneous Materials provides practical solutions in magnetic materials, the rare earths, technical training and technical writing. <read more>


EMC 2014

August 4-8, 2014

Raleigh, NC


2014 IEEE EMC Symposium- EMC Lights the Way! Register now and join us in Raleigh, North Carolina on August 3-8 for the leading international EMC symposium!  Research Triangle Park, NC has over 150 technology companies, deployed in a seven thousand acre tract of land, specifically devoted to innovation and R&D. It is a perfect location to host the 2014 IEEE International Symposium. This year, with an eye towards the digital and radio frequency thrum that powers our information age, the event features the IEEE International Conference on Signal and Power Integrity, with special sessions, practical workshops and technical papers devoted to best practices for high-speed design. 

ECCE 2014
September 14-18, 2014
Pittsburgh, PA


The Energy Conversion Congress and Exposition is the world’s leading technical conference and exposition for people looking for energy conversion solutions: solutions that are innovative and practical, customer focused, market sensitive and cost effective. ECCE 2014 is the ideal place for companies to exhibit and promote their products and services to those driving innovation research and pushing the results of that research into the market.  We invite you to join us at ECCE 2014 and look forward to seeing you in Pittsburgh. We know you’ll profit from the experience!

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