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Magnesium diboride superconductor magnets for applications [ 2009 - 2011 ]

Research Grant

[Cite as http://purl.org/au-research/grants/arc/LP0989352]

Researchers Prof SX Dou; A/Prof X Wang; Prof CD Cook; Prof EW Collings; Dr J Yoo; Mr X Xu

Brief description The proposed development of magnesium diboride magnets is one of the core technologies that underlie applications in magnetic resonance imaging, magnetic separators, and other devices. The proposed international research consortium is in a leading position to explore the potential of these superconductor magnets for various applications. A breakthrough in the current proposal will lead to widespread commercial activities in a number of industry sectors: mineral separation, health, electric power, transportation, water purification, drug delivery, and space/aviation. Application of the proposal's outcomes will lead to enormous energy savings and environmental benefits.

Funding Amount $300,000

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