High magnetic fields at the Clarendon Laboratory, Oxford

  • P. A. Hudson
  • H. Jones
  • H.M. Whitworth
Reports by High Magnetic Field Facilities, Technique
Part of the Lecture Notes in Physics book series (LNP, volume 177)


The Clarendon Laboratory in Oxford has been a centre for research in high magnetic fields for a number of years. The high-field facilities have been established around a 2MW do motorgenerator and today include a number of IOT solenoids which are energised by this machine as well as a hybrid resistive/superconductive magnet which is operated as an item of established laboratory equipment in which fields of 16T are routinely produced.

In parallel with the development of resistive magnets which we describe in this paper, we have also developed several large and versatile superconductive magnet systems for shared use as well as a number of smaller systems dedicated to particular fields of study. tie thus also present details of several such systems, choosing those most relevant to the subject matter of this conference. Brief reference is also made to plans to improve the facilities by pulsed techniques.


High Magnetic Field Resistive Magnet Hybrid Magnet Azimuthal Plane Magnet Technology 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • P. A. Hudson
    • 1
  • H. Jones
    • 1
  • H.M. Whitworth
    • 1
  1. 1.The Clarendon LaboratoryThe University of OxfordOxfordUK

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