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Dynamo experiments at the Riga sodium facility

A. Gailitis1 , O. Lielausis1 , E. Platacis1 , S. Dement'ev1 , A. Cifersons1 , G. Gerbeth2 , Th. Gundrum2 , F. Stefani2 , M. Christen3 , G. Will3

1 Institute of Physics, University of Latvia Salaspils-1, LV-2169, Latvia
2 Forschungszentrum Rossendorf P.O. Box 510119, D-01314 Dresden, Germany
3 Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dresden University of Technology D-01062 Dresden, Germany

We summarize the history and the results of the first successful hydromagnetic dynamo experiment which was prepared and run at the Institute of Physics in Riga, Latvia. Figs 8, Refs 21.

Magnetohydrodynamics 38, No. 1/2, 5-14, 2002 [PDF, 0.85 Mb]

Copyright: Institute of Physics, University of Latvia
Electronic edition ISSN 1574-0579
Printed edition ISSN 0024-998X