Description:
 
Background
In modern technology, there are numerous applications that require strong magnetic fields in the order of 1‑10 T (Tesla). Most of the existing techniques can produce pulsed and transient fields in high ranges (8,9,10) these applications often require steady‑state fields. For such purposes, the two options are available electromagnets and permanent magnetic materials.
 
Technology Overview
This technology with permanent magnet magnetizes soft material of conical form. A pair of those assemblies, with apexes oriented towards each other, produce a strong field in the localized region of space that exceeds original permanent magnetic field by at least an order of magnitude.
 
Benefits
- No electric current/external energy/superconductivity is required
- Cumulative application of field due to favorable topology 
- Zero power consumption
- Extremely high field magnitude
- Scalability
- Soft material provides high permeability and ease of handling/machining
 
Applications
- Mass spectrometry 
- Tomography
- Magnetic tweezers 
 
Opportunity
- License
- Partnering
- Research Collaboration
Patent Information:
Category(s):
Magnetics
For Information, Contact:
Colin Sullivan
Commercialization Consultant
Northeastern University
col.sullivan@northeastern.edu
Inventors:
Oleg Batishchev
Alexander Hyde
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