[time-nuts] Old C tube behaviors thought

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Nov 3 14:23:59 EDT 2016

In message <CAD2JfAiLhEu0rMod23j=X8ZNCLbQccKmEtfy54jenAjjfZeyQQ at mail.gmail.com>
, paul swed writes:

>Or is it even possible for a strong magnet to get through the shields as is
>and influence the state selectors????? 


Because it is not the strength of the magnetic field (as in TWT's)
but the gradient of the magnetic field which is important.

It is btw, one of the points where it must have become a LOT easier
to build a beamstandard at home, in this case thanks to Nb magnets.

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