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the need for construction of transformer stations and additional
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THEVA, a German developer of high-temperature superconducting wire - notably which is very pricey compared to copper wire
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progress in demonstrating the effectiveness of its wire for use in
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completion of the subsidized development project, plans call for
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load center using HTS.
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Magnetics Business & Technology * March/April 2020

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\DUGLQ0XQLFKZHKDYHDVLWXDWLRQWKDWLVSUHGHVWLQHGIRUVXSHUconductors - the transmission of high power with minimal losses
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the need for construction of transformer stations and additional
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THEVA recently concluded its work on the Ecoswing demonstration project in Denmark in which its superconductor wire was
used to replace a permanent-magnet generator in a modern

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Contents
Editor’s Choice/ Features
Schaeffler Charges into EV Motors Business, Leveraging Acquisition of Elmotec Statomat & Close Ties with Automakers
Infinitum Motor Skips the Wound Coils in Favor of Printed Circuit Board Stator While Optimizing Magnetic Forces
Research & Development
HZDR Scientists Produce Engineered Magnetic Nanostructures in Dresden
Product News
Industry News
Events Calendar/ Advertising Index
Under the Hood in Porsche’s First-Ever EV, the Taycan: Remarkable Motor Design and Innovative Magnetic Technology
Visions
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Magnetics Business & Technology - March/April 2020 - Contents
Magnetics Business & Technology - March/April 2020 - Editor’s Choice/ Features
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Magnetics Business & Technology - March/April 2020 - Schaeffler Charges into EV Motors Business, Leveraging Acquisition of Elmotec Statomat & Close Ties with Automakers
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Magnetics Business & Technology - March/April 2020 - Infinitum Motor Skips the Wound Coils in Favor of Printed Circuit Board Stator While Optimizing Magnetic Forces
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Magnetics Business & Technology - March/April 2020 - HZDR Scientists Produce Engineered Magnetic Nanostructures in Dresden
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