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Let There Be Light: New Magnet Design Continues Magnet Lab's Tradition of Innovation

October 31, 2007

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Engineers at the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at Florida State University have successfully tested a groundbreaking new magnet design that could literally shed new light on nanoscience and semiconductor research. When the magnet--called the Split Florida Helix--is operational in 2010, researchers will have the ability to direct and scatter laser light at the sample, not only down the bore--or center of the magnet, but also from four ports on the side of the magnet.Full Story

National High Magnetic Field Laboratory, Florida State University

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