First magnet system goes online!

Our first 8T superconducing magnet goes online and was tested to peak field without any issues. This wide-bore magnet will feature a special vibration-isolated cryostat, enabling challenging transport, elastic modulus and heat capacity measurements in a temperature range between 1.5K-300K. Built from various salvaged parts of old magnet systems, it was named after the king of Saxony “Johann der Beständige” (1525 – 1532). To many more years of operation of “John the enduring”!

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