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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. […]

Magnetics/Assemblies

LaunchPoint Releases New Hybrid Generator for Electric-Powered Flight

A new hybrid-electric generator system from LaunchPoint Electric Propulsion Systems, a startup located in Goleta, California near Santa Barbara, opens new possibilities in the fast-growing field of hybrid electric-powered flight. The move follows closely on award of development contracts from the […]

Electromagnetics

New Aerospace Propulsion Firm, LaunchPoint EPS, Prepared for Takeoff into Electric Aircraft Markets

A team of high-level engineers and business executives from southern California are betting big on the future of electric-powered flight with the formation of a new startup, LaunchPoint Electric Propulsion Solutions. Central to the effort are their power-dense electric motor […]