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Magnet Lab Sets New World Record


August 7, 2007

YBCO coil
A collaboration between the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at Florida State University and industry partner SuperPower Inc. has led to a new world record for the magnetic field created by a superconducting magnet.  The new record--26.8 tesla--was reached with a test coil in late July, and brings engineers closer to realizing the National Research Council's goal of creating a 30-tesla superconducting magnet. 
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