publication . Article . Preprint . 2017

A homopolar disc dynamo experiment with liquid metal contacts

R. A. Avalos-Źũniga; Jānis Priede; C. E. Bello-Morales;
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  • Published: 27 Feb 2017 Journal: Magnetohydrodynamics, volume 53, pages 341-348 (issn: 0024-998X, eissn: 1574-0579, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: University of Latvia
Comment: 6 pages, 5 figures (to appear in Magnetohydrodynamics)
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free text keywords: Electrical and Electronic Engineering, General Physics and Astronomy, Physics - Geophysics, Condensed matter physics, Dynamo, Homopolar motor, Materials science, Liquid metal
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