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Peer into the Future of Magnetics for Energy at ARPA-E Summit 

Magnetics technology plays a key role in much of today’s energy research – looking for breakthroughs in electric propulsion for aviation, high-temperature superconductors, fusion energy, machine modeling for power magnetics, new embedded cooling and winding topologies for improving permanent-magnet motors, even magnetic resonance imaging of crop roots. Visitors to the U.S. Department of Energy’s ARPA-E Energy Innovation Summit & Technology Showcase can explore a fascinating array of these and meet the scientists behind them, as well as many other aspects of energy R&D. It will be held in Denver in May. This article highlights some of the magnetic-related projects. […]

Electromagnetics

Tech Tip: Ferrite Bead Versus Inductor — All You Need to Know from Allied Components International 

TV-tuners, laptops, and digital gaming systems all use ferrite beads for filtering frequencies in electronic circuits. A ferrite bead helps minimize interference, generating a cleaner signal. Here’s a brief comparison of the ferrite bead vs. […]

Electromagnetics

VBG Group Acquires Carlyle Johnson Machine

The Carlyle Johnson Machine Co., a manufacturer of electromagnetic brakes and clutches, has been acquired for $16.5 million by Swedish industrial conglomerate VGB Group through its subsidiary Ringfeder Power Transmission US.  A designer and manufacturer […]