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2014-08-22 23:07:38

Bungajungle, a company from Chicago makes waves on Kickstarter with new non-magnetic magnetic smartmounts. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 22, 2014 A new Kickstarter project Bungajungle introduced 2 new mounts for mobile devices that are simultaneously magnetic and non-magnetic. Bungajungle’s Neutron products straddles the border surrounding the mysterious nature of the magnetic field. Their patent pending technology allows the magnets to do the work expected from a magnetic mount,...

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2014-08-20 03:30:39

Rachel Berkowitz, Berkeley Lab Earth’s magnetic field, a familiar directional indicator over long distances, is routinely probed in applications ranging from geology to archaeology. Now it has provided the basis for a technique which might, one day, be used to characterize the chemical composition of fluid mixtures in their native environments. Researchers from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (Berkeley Lab) conducted a proof-of-concept NMR...

Promising Ferroelectric Materials Suffer From Unexpected Electric Polarizations
2014-08-20 03:04:58

Brookhaven National Laboratory Brookhaven Lab scientists find surprising locked charge polarizations that impede performance in next-gen materials that could otherwise revolutionize data-driven devices Electronic devices with unprecedented efficiency and data storage may someday run on ferroelectrics—remarkable materials that use built-in electric polarizations to read and write digital information, outperforming the magnets inside most popular data-driven technology. But...

2014-08-19 16:30:30

HIGHLAND, Mich., Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Magnetic Products, Inc. (MPI), is excited to announce its exclusive new line of highly enhanced products known as the "Hi-G" product line. Hi-G products represent the best MPI has to offer in power, strength, durability and ease of use. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140819/137495 MPI Hi-G products are performance engineered as best in class regarding the materials, workmanship, and design; Hi-G is the product line...

2014-08-19 12:32:34

DUBLIN, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Magnets and Magnetic Materials - Global Strategic Business Report" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Magnets and Magnetic Materials in US$ Million by the following Product Segments: Soft Magnetic Materials (Soft Ferrite, & Electrical Steel), and Permanent Magnetic Materials (Alnico Magnets, Hard Ferrite,...

2014-08-14 23:08:58

Lake Shore will showcase its vibrating sample magnetometers at the rare earth and permanent magnets exhibition. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) August 14, 2014 Lake Shore Cryotronics, a leading innovator in solutions for measurement over a wide range of temperature and magnetic field conditions, announced today that it will be discussing magnetometer systems for characterization of magnetic materials during next week’s Rare Earth and Future Permanent Magnets (REPM) workshop in Annapolis, Md....

2014-08-12 12:20:54

Wiezmann Institute of Science Competing forces coax nanocubes into helical structures Nanocubes are anything but child’s play. Weizmann Institute scientists have used them to create surprisingly yarn-like strands: They showed that given the right conditions, cube-shaped nanoparticles are able to align into winding helical structures. Their results, which reveal how nanomaterials can self-assemble into unexpectedly beautiful and complex structures, were recently published in Science....

2014-08-08 12:22:45

DUBLIN, Aug. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Magnetic Materials (Automotive, Electronics, Energy Generation) Market - Forecast to 2019" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 Magnetic materials are objects which produce a magnetic field. They include a wide variety of materials which are used in an extensive range of applications. Magnetic materials are majorly used in the production and...

2014-07-30 23:10:55

Superior Magnetics for Pain Free Living Released a new magnetic sports bracelet that is 100 times strength carbonized titanium, germanium and scalar energy Bridgeport, Connecticut (PRWEB) July 30, 2014 Pain Free Living web: Superior Magnetics.com released a new magnetic sports bracelet for pain relief and improved performance. This new magnetic sports bracelet has 100 times strength carbonized titanium embedded in a silicone core that is sheathed in nylon soaked in Aqua titanium. It also...

2014-07-28 16:24:38

LONDON, July 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Global Permanent Magnets Market 2014-2018 https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2225708/Global-Permanent-Magnets-Market-2014-2018.html About Permanent MagnetsPermanent magnets are materials which retain their magnetic properties permanently. In other words, they exhibit magnetic properties even if they are removed from a magnetic field. Permanent magnets can be broadly classified into rare...


Latest Magnetism Reference Libraries

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2010-10-21 16:58:49

The compass is a tool that helps the user navigate using the Earth's magnetic poles by using a magnetized pointer that reacts to magnetic fields. Since a compass can be used to calculate a heading it quickly improved the safety and efficiency of travel, especially ocean travel. It has only recently been replaced by Global Positioning Systems. It works by indicating the direction of the magnetic north of a planet's magnetosphere. Generally the face of a compass highlights the north, south,...

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2010-09-23 20:39:09

An electromagnet, a magnet whose magnetic field is produced by the flow of electric current, works until the electric current ceases. The magnetic field in a simple electromagnet is created by a wire passing through it with an electric current. The strength of the magnet depends on the amount of current. By making the wire into a coil the magnetic field is concentrated. A straight tube coil is a solenoid. A stronger magnetic field can be produced by putting a ferromagnetic material, such as...

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2005-05-26 09:20:28

Magnetite is a magnetic mineral form of both iron(II) oxide and iron(III) oxide or (iron(II,III) oxide), with chemical formula Fe3O4, one of several iron oxides and a member of the spinel group. Magnetite is the most magnetic of all the minerals on Earth, and these magnetic properties led to lodestone being used as an early form of magnetic compass. Small grains of magnetite occur in almost all igneous rocks and metamorphic rocks as well as many sedimentary rocks. Magnetite is a...

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negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.