A New Superconducting Levitated-mass System


A new superconducting levitated-mass system is now being developed with the final target of replacing the kilogram in terms of the fundamental constants. Improving the stability of trajectory by means of introducing a superconducting linear bearing is the issue in question for the first stage of this development. The present status of the development, experimental results and further prospects are discussed.

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@inproceedings{Fujii2000ANS, title={A New Superconducting Levitated-mass System}, author={Yosuke Fujii and Yuji Miki and Fuyuhiko Shiota}, year={2000} }