The trapped magnetic field in a bulk is decayed and even erased by the application of the AC external magnetic field whose amplitude is much smaller than the trapped magnetic field. In the previous work, an experimental result showed that the decay of the trapped magnetic field was due to temperature rise of the bulk caused by the AC losses. Based on this result, it is considered that the decay can be suppressed by (a) improvement of the cooling of the bulk and (b) reduction of the AC losses. We verified the effectiveness of these methods by conducting an experiment using a recently developed metal impregnated bulk which has high critical current density and improved thermal conductivity.
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
- Condensed Matter Physics
- Energy Engineering and Power Technology
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering