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Magnet Lab to Build World's Strongest Magnet Designed for Neutron Scattering

April 3, 2007

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Researchers are building an $8.7 million hybrid magnet for "neutron scattering" experiments. When finished in 2011, the new magnet will produce a magnetic field between 25 and 30 tesla--more than half a million times stronger than the Earth's magnetic field. It will be the world's strongest magnet for neutron experiments. Full Story

National High Magnet Field Laboratory (NHMFL)

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