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The Concerted European Action On Magnets: A Model For Facing The Rare Earths Challenge?

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

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In 1984, the magnetic materials research community in Europe was at a formidable crossroads. The latter part of 1983 had seen industrial research groups in the USA and Japan simultaneously announce the discovery of a promising new permanent magnet material, based on the neodymium-iron-boron [Nd-Fe-B] alloy system. This long-sought successor to the ever more expensive […]

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