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Mixed-mu superconducting bearings

United States Patent

5,722,303
March 3, 1998
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A mixed-mu superconducting bearing including a ferrite structure disposed for rotation adjacent a stationary superconductor material structure and a stationary permanent magnet structure. The ferrite structure is levitated by said stationary permanent magnet structure.
Hull; John R. (Hinsdale, IL), Mulcahy; Thomas M. (Western Springs, IL)
University of Chicago (Chicago, IL)
08/ 523,262
September 5, 1995
BACKGROUND OF THE INVENTION The United States government has rights in this invention pursuant to Contract W-31-109-ENG-38 between the United States Department of Energy and the University of Chicago, representing Argonne National Laboratory.