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Jefferson Lab's Workbench Projects

| List of Projects | The Invisible Electromagnet | Background | Overview | Component List | Coil Preparation | Base Preparation |
| Core Assembly | Final Assembly | Operation | Appendix A | Appendix B | Download PDF |

Background

A magnetic field is generated whenever an electric current flows. While invisible to the naked eye, an object's magnetic field can be traced with a magnetic compass or iron filings. The Transparent Magnetic Field Viewer allows for the exploration of the magnetic field that is produced by a coil of wire.

| List of Projects | The Invisible Electromagnet | Background | Overview | Component List | Coil Preparation | Base Preparation |
| Core Assembly | Final Assembly | Operation | Appendix A | Appendix B | Download PDF |

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