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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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More News On Correlated Magnetics

Thursday, January 14, 2010

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You may recall an article I wrote late last year on Correlated Magnetics Research, a company from Alabama who has created and produced what they were calling “programmable” magnets. Since then, I’ve had the chance to play with a number of their prototypes.  I had initially been a little confused as to what the technology […]

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USMMA Forms New Advisory Board

Wednesday, October 28, 2009

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Earlier today, the United States Magnet Materials Association [USMMA] announced the formation of a new Advisory Board, comprising three highly-respected members of the magnetics & rare earths community. Joining the USMMA in this capacity are: Jack Lifton, of Jack Lifton LLC and The Jack Lifton Report, who is a well known commentator and consultant with […]

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Correlated Magnetics Research Launches “Programmable” Permanent Magnet Materials

Sunday, October 4, 2009

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Correlated Magnetics Research Launches “Programmable” Permanent Magnet Materials

I saw an intriguing news item over at the Magnetism & Electromagnetics Interest Group yesterday, and I see that it’s starting to make its way into the press.  The Huntsville Times is reporting that “Larry Fullerton, formerly of Time Domain, has developed a process to ‘program’ magnetic and electromagnetic materials so they will only attract […]

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Permanent Magnet Topics At SMMA Fall Technical Meeting

Saturday, October 3, 2009

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The SMMA (Motor and Motion Association) Fall Technical Conference takes place Nov 3-5, 2009 in Arlington Heights, Illinois this year.  Dr. Stan Trout of Spontaneous Materials will be giving a half-day pre-conference seminar titled “Permanent Magnets Fundamentals“ in the afternoon of Nov 3.  As I’ve said before, Stan is one of the best instructors I know […]

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Seminar: Advanced Magnetic Materials and their Applications – Germany, Oct 12-13, 2009

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

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Seminar: Advanced Magnetic Materials and their Applications – Germany, Oct 12-13, 2009

The UK Magnetics Society will host a seminar titled “Advanced Magnetic Materials and their Applications“, in Hanau, Germany, during October 12-13, 2009.  Hanau is the home of Vacuumschmelze GmbH & Co KG [a.k.a. Vac], hosts and co-sponsors of the event, and is a 30 minute drive from Frankfurt’s main airport.  This will the second event […]

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