TITLE

Frictionless flywheel floats on superconductors

AUTHOR(S)
Hadfield, Peter
PUB. DATE
July 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;7/13/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1777, p28
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on a Japanese researcher's discovery of a levitating flywheel, which stores energy by spinning at high speed, using the ability of high-temperature superconducting ceramics to repel magnetic fields. Levitation of a magnet above a superconductor because its field is repelled.
ACCESSION #
10491271

 

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