Synthesis of the magnetic field using transversal 3D coil system

Bartlomiej Garda, Zbigniew Galias


Magnetic field is usually generated using magnets realized as a set of simple coils. In general, those magnets generate magnetic field with nonzero components in all directions. Usually during the design process only one component of the magnetic field is taken into account, and in the optimisation procedure the currents and positions of simple coils are found to minimize the error between the axial component of the magnetic field and the required magnetic field in the ROI. In this work, it is shown that if the high quality homogeneous magnetic field is generated then indeed one may neglect non-axial components. On the other hand, if the obtained magnetic field is not homogeneous either due to design requirements of too restrictive constrains, then all other components may severely deteriorate the quality of the magnetic field. In the second part of the paper, we show how to design a 3D transversal coil system to solve problems which are intractable in the 1D case.

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