Magnetic Levitation in the News

Case closed on mystery of why a spinning magnet can levitate other magnets
When a permanent ‘rotor’ magnet was rotated at around 200Hz perpendicular to its north–south axis, another magnet, nicknamed the ‘floater’, could levitate above it, spinning synchronously with the ... continued..
Nanopositioning Motion System Based On Magnetic Levitation
Magnetic levitation nanopositioning stage with 6DOF control. Video Credit: PI (Physik Instrumente) LP The core concept of magnetic levitation is the repulsion between similar magnetic poles. The basic ... continued..
Berlin announces plans for a sustainable magnetic levitation train. How will it work?
Berlin has announced plans for a sustainable 'maglev' train. Here's how it will work. View on euronews ... continued..
Concept to Actively Shape the Surfaces of Materials with Nanometer Precision
For instance, stick-slip effects within the system are eliminated, with performance and precision reliant solely on the sensors and control electronics. Integration of advanced nanopositioning sensors ... continued..
‘Train of the future’ sends passengers darting between countries in minutes at 700mph
The pioneering shuttle, called the Hyperloop, is made up of high-speed pods that whizz at remarkable speeds through a pressurised tube. continued..
Berlin to test out 'magnetic' monorail line
The city of Berlin plans to trial a 'magnetic levitation train' as part of a bid to expand climate friendly transport. continued..
Berlin to revive magnetic levitation train project
BERLIN, Nov. 20 (Xinhua) -- The government of the German city-state Berlin is planning to test magnetic levitation (maglev) trains for passenger and freight transportation, local media reported on ... continued..
Berlin plans magnetic levitation train as 5-kilometre pilot project
Berlin plans to test a magnetic levitation (maglev) train on a 5-kilometre pilot route, according to a local political leader.The maglev train is expected to be cheaper and ... continued..
Berlin announces plans for a sustainable magnetic levitation train. How will it work?
Berlin is getting ready to welcome a futuristic ‘magnetic levitation train’. The German capital plans to build a five-to-seven kilometre test track for the green transportation project ... continued..

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