TITLE

Levitation drives you up the wall

PUB. DATE
August 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;8/17/91, Vol. 131 Issue 1782, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Details a new conveyor belt being developed by the Japanese company Toshiba, which will use high temperature semiconductors to transport items up walls and across ceilings. Possible use in electronics factories and space stations; Description of the test track; Yttrium oxide ceramic superconductors; Comment from Kenjiro Ishihara of Toshiba.
ACCESSION #
9109021521

 

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