TITLE

Maglev Train Technology Debate: American vs. German

AUTHOR(S)
Sanchez, Humberto
PUB. DATE
September 2000
SOURCE
Bond Buyer;09/25/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30982, p10
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Compares the United States and German technologies for high-speed magnetic levitation (maglev) train systems. Development of the German technology by Transrapid International GmbH; Maglev concept developed by James Powell and Gordon Danby of the Energy Department's Brookhaven National Laboratory; Powell's use of super-cooled quadrupole that use repelling forces; Transrapid's use of attracting forces.
ACCESSION #
3602792

 

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