Measurement of soft magnetic composite material using an improved 3-D tester with flexible excitation coils and novel sensing coils
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- Journal Article
- IEEE Transactions on Magnetics, 2010, 46 (6), pp. 1971 - 1974
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In this paper, accurate measurement of three dimensional (3-D) magnetic properties of soft magnetic composite (SMC) material is carried out by using an improved 3-D tester with adjustable excitation coils and novel sensing coils attached upon the surface of the SMC specimen. Comparing with the conventional 3-D tester operating at 50 Hz, the improved 3-D tester enables measurements over wide frequency range from 2 Hz to 1000 Hz. The relationships between the B vector and H vector are measured under both alternating and rotating flux conditions, and the core loss features are analyzed. These experimental results are crucial for designing new SMC electrical machines, which are expected to operate at 200 Hz or above. © 2006 IEEE.
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