Improved prescription for winding an electromagnet

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We describe an improvement on the magnetic scalar potential approach to design an electromagnet, which incorporates the need to wind the coil as a helix. Any magnetic field that can be described by a magnetic scalar potential is produced with high fidelity within a Target region; all fields are confined within a larger Return. The helical winding only affects the field in the Return.

Original languageEnglish
Article number124707
JournalReview of Scientific Instruments
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1 2021

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