100 Tesla Magnet

The 100 tesla magnet The 100 tesla magnet

The Pulsed Field Facility has the world's only scientific program that has delivered scientific results in non-destructive magnetic fields up to and exceeding 100 tesla.

Powered by a combination of a 2 MJ capacitor bank and a 1.4 GW motor-generator, the 100 tesla magnet is an indispensable tool for mapping the Fermi surface topology of high temperature superconductors and identifying new types of order in magnetic materials. We specialize in conducting multiple experiments in parallel in order to make the most effective use of this high field magnet, which costs considerably more to produce than conventional pulsed magnets.

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  • Specs

  • Documents

  • Measurement Techniques

  • Maximum Field: 100 tesla
  • Bore Diameter: 5 mm He3 sample space (10 mm, 75 K bore)
  • Pulse Duration: 3 sec
  • Rise Time: 8 ms rise time from 40 T – 100 T
  • Maximum Rate of Field Change (dB/dt): 7.5 T/msec
  • Temperature Range: 500 mK – 300 K
  • Homogeneity: Homogeneity of 1% can be obtained within 22 mm from the center of this magnet.

Related Publications

Below are the most recent publications associated with this magnet. View the pdfentire list.


B. J. Ramshaw, K. A. Modic, Arkady Shekhter, Yi Zhang, Eun-Ah Kim, Philip J. W. Moll, Maja D. Bachmann, M. K. Chan, J. B. Betts, F. Balakirev, A. Migliori, N. J. Ghimire, E. D. Bauer, F. Ronning & R. D. McDonald Quantum limit transport and destruction of the Weyl nodes in TaAs Nature Communications 9, 2217 (2018).

P. Giraldo-Gallo, J. A. Galvis, Z. Stegen, K. A. Modic, F. F. Balakirev, J. B. Betts, X. Lian, C. Moir, S. C. Riggs, J. Wu, A. T. Bollinger, X.He, I. Božović, B. J. Ramshaw, R. D. McDonald, G. S. Boebinger, A. Shekhter Scale-invariant magnetoresistance in a cuprate superconductor Science 361, 479–481 (2018).


Zengwei Zhu, Jinhua Wang, Huakun Zuo, Benoît Fauqué, Ross D. McDonald, Yuki Fuseya & Kamran Behnia Emptying Dirac valleys in bismuth using high magnetic fields Nature Communications 8, 15297 (2017).

Modic, K.A., Ramshaw, B.J., Betts, J.B., Breznay, N. P., Analytis, J. D., McDonald, R. D., and Shekhter, A. Robust spin correlations at high magnetic fields in the harmonic honeycomb iridates. Nature Communications 8, 180 (2017).

Philip J. W. Moll , Toni Helm, Shang-Shun Zhang, Cristian D. Batista, Neil Harrison, Ross D. Mcdonald, Laurel E. Winter, B. J. Ramshaw, Mun K. Chan, Fedor F. Balakirev, Bertram Batlogg, Eric D. Bauer and Filip Ronning Emergent magnetic anisotropy in the cubic heavy-fermion metal CeIn3 NPJ Quantum Materials 46 (2017).

Y. Kasahara, Y. Takeuchi, R.H. Zadik, Y.Takabayashi, R.H. Colman, R.D. McDonald, M. J. Rosseinsky, K. Prassides & Y. Iwasa Upper critical field reaches 90 Tesla near the Mott transition in fulleride superconductors Nature Communications 8, 14467 (2017).

Jaime, M; Saul, A; Salamon, M; Zapf, VS; Harrison, N; Durakiewicz, T; Lashley, JC; Andersson, DA; Stanek, CR; Smith, JL; and Gofryk, K. Piezomagnetism and magnetoelastic memory in uranium dioxide Nature Communications 8, 99 (2017).

Wolgast, S; Eo, YS; Sun, K; Kurdak, C; Balakirev, FF; Jaime, M; Kim, DJ; and Fisk, Z. Reduction of the low-temperature bulk gap in samarium hexaboride under high magnetic fields Physical Review B 95, 245112 (2017).

Clune, A. J., Hughley, K. D., Lee, C., Abhyankar, N., Ding, X., Dalal, N. S., Whangbo, M.-H., Singelton, J., and Musfeldt, J. L. Magnetic field-temperature phase diagram of multiferroic [(CH3)2NH2]Mn(HCOO)3 Physical Review B 96, 104424 (2017).

Brambleby, J.; Goddard, P.A.; Singleton, J.; Jaime, M.; Lancaster, T.; Huang, L.; Wosnitza, J.; Topping, C.V.; Carreiro, K.E.; Tran, H.E.; Manson, Z.E. and Manson, J.L. Adiabatic Physics of an Exchange-coupled Spin-dimer System: Magnetocaloric Effect, Zero-point Fluctuations, and Possible Two-dimensional Universal Behavior Physical Review B 95 (2), 024404 (2017).

Brambleby, J.; Manson, J.L.; Goddard, P.A.; Stone, M.B.; Johnson, R.D.; Manuel, P.; Villa, J.A.; Brown, C.M.; Lu, H.; Chikara, S.; Zapf, V.; Lapidus, S.H.; Scatena, R.; Macchi, P.; Chen, Y.-S.; Wu, L.-C, and Singleton, J. Combining Microscopic and Macroscopic Probes to Untangle the Single-Ion Anisotropy and Exchange Energies in an S = 1 Quantum Antiferromagnet Physical Review B 95, 134435 (2017).

Zhu, Z., McDonald, R. D., Shekhter, A., Ramshaw, B. J., Modic, K. A., Balakirev, F. F. , Harrison, N Magnetic Field Tuning of an Excitonic Insulator Between the Weak and Strong Coupling Regimes in Quantum Limit Graphite Scientific Reports Vol. 7, 1733, (2017).

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