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Meet the Magnets

W-Band HiPER Spectrometer

Meet some of the amazing magnets that make the MagLab facility so unique and so important. Need a bit of background to help explain what powerful research magnets do? Start with the Magnets Primer page.

Our magnets are much stronger, more complicated versions of this simple electromagnet.

You may think our job is to study magnets and magnetism. But in fact, magnets aren’t so much the ends here as they are the means to discovery.

The world-record 45 tesla hybrid magnet.

This magnet combines a superconducting magnet of 11.5 tesla with a resistive magnet of 33.5 tesla.

MagLab scientists Nate Kaiser (left) and Donald Smith with the 21 tesla magnet and its instrumentation.

Used to perform complex chemical analysis, this magnet offers researchers the world's highest field for ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry.

36-tesla Series Connected Hybrid Magnet

With record-breaking field homogeneity, this is the strongest magnet used for NMR in the world

Scientists Eduard Chekmenev, right, and Michael Harrington do an experiment on migraines.

With a field strength of 21.1 tesla, this is the strongest MRI scanner in the world.

The world-record 100 tesla pulsed magnet.

This amazing magnet, located at the MagLab's Pulsed Field Facility within Los Alamos National Laboratory, produces the highest non-destructive field i…

25 Tesla Split Magnet

This world-unique magnet system with four ports required a complete rethinking of resistive magnet technology’s limits and some new inventions.

The HiPER 9 tesla magnet

This high performance Electron Paramagnetic Resonance (EPR) machine is known as the “witches hat” machine because of the black cones to absorb pulses …

32-tesla superconducting magnet

Made of a combination of conventional “low-temperature” and novel “high-temperature” superconductors, this is the strongest all-superconducting magnet…