The magnetic lens, a new device for concentrating magnetic flux using the diamagnetism of superconductors, has been experimentally confirmed by employing HTS bulk. In this paper, a new magnetic lens made of NbTi/Cu rings is introduced. The rings, which have identical outer diameters and increasing inner diameters, were stacked to form a hollow cone. Each ring has a slit to suppress the circumference current. The slits were placed in the same position to form a leakage path. The lens was assembled in an existing cryostat system with a NbTi magnet, and the magnetic properties were measured. The concentrated magnetic flux density rose to 0.618 T when the background field reached 0.339 T at the tip of the lens. The concentration ratio was 1.82. These experimental results agree well with the numerical results.
All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Energy Engineering and Power Technology
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering