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differences between linear & nonlinear magnets

differences between linear & nonlinear magnets

differences between linear & nonlinear magnets


I would like to ask which are the main differences and with which criteria, except the economic and the field we want to have,we choose either linear or non-linear magnets? Typically this things are provided by the magnet companies without any explanation.

or is there any recommendation web sites explain these differences?

Thanks in advance

RE: differences between linear & nonlinear magnets

What do you mean by linear/nonlinear?


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RE: differences between linear & nonlinear magnets

I'm guessing you mean a material with a linear/nonlinear 2nd quadrant BH curve.

One does not choose whether to use a linear or non-linear magnet, that's how a particular material behaves.  As an engineer, you choose which material will perform the way you want (as long as economics allow).

This is a fundamental property of magnetic materials.

RE: differences between linear & nonlinear magnets

having to do with there demagnetized B-H curve.

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