A Magic Ring Field Source for Magnetic Refrigeration

Award Information
Agency: Department of Commerce
Branch: N/A
Contract: 427
Agency Tracking Number: 30906
Amount: $50,000.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 1995
Solicitation Year: N/A
Solicitation Topic Code: N/A
Solicitation Number: N/A
Small Business Information
P.O. BOX 2470, Huntsville, AL, 35804
DUNS: N/A
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 John B. Hendricks
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Research Institution
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Abstract
The proposed effort covers the engineering aspects of a magnetic field source to be used in a table-top demonstrator of magnetic refrigeration. A prototype magnetic field source, based on the Halbach or "magic-ring" concept, will be designed, constructed and tested in the Phase I effort. The proposed device is based on an innovative concept that is simpler than current magic-ring configurations. This will lead to lower fabrication costs, and a simpler overall design. The Phase I effort will also produce a design for the table-top demonstration in a Phase II follow-on effort.

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