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A 10 tesla table-top controlled waveform magnet

Choudhury, Roy Aditya N and Venkataraman, V (2012) A 10 tesla table-top controlled waveform magnet. In: Review of Scientific Instruments, 83 (4).

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Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3699316

Abstract

Controlled waveform magnets (CWMs) are a class of pulsed magnets whose pulse shape with time can be programmed by the user. With a CWM, the user gains control not only over the magnitude of the field but also over its rate of change. In this work we present a table-top CWM, driven by a capacitor bank, capable of producing virtually any user-shaped magnetic field waveform up to 10 tesla. Insulated gate bipolar transistor chips have been paralleled to form the high current switch and paralleled chips of SiC Schottky diodes form the crowbar diode module. Sample controlled waveforms including flat-tops up to 10 tesla and some triangular magnetic field pulses have been successfully generated for 10-20 ms with a ripple < 1%. (C) 2012 American Institute of Physics. http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3699316]

Item Type: Journal Article
Additional Information: Copyright of this article belongs to American Institute of Physics
Department/Centre: Division of Physical & Mathematical Sciences > Physics
Date Deposited: 20 Jun 2012 07:08
Last Modified: 26 Oct 2012 12:02
URI: http://eprints.iisc.ernet.in/id/eprint/44610

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