Maglev Train Technology Debate: American vs. German

Sanchez, Humberto
September 2000
Bond Buyer;09/25/2000, Vol. 333 Issue 30982, p10
Trade Publication
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.


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