News tagged with permanent magnet

Taking the heat out of energy conversion

An improved method to track and control heat generation in electric motors for cars, or power generators, such as those in wind turbines, has been developed by A*STAR researchers in collaboration with colleagues from the ...

dateApr 06, 2016 in General Physics
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Measuring the magnetization of wandering spins

The swirling field of a magnet—rendered visible by a sprinkling of iron filings—emerges from the microscopic behavior of atoms and their electrons. In permanent magnets, neighboring atoms align and lock into place to ...

dateMar 31, 2016 in Quantum Physics
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Recycling permanent magnets in one go

Electric motors or wind turbines are driven by powerful permanent magnets. The most powerful ones are based on the rare earth elements neodymium and dysprosium. In future, a new process route realized by Fraunhofer researchers ...

dateSep 02, 2015 in Materials Science
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