Use of Semi-Dipole Magnetic Field for Spacecraft Radiation Protection

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There are various methods to shield spacecraft from energetic particles, like one based on the usage of the permanent magnets. At the same time this method is not perfect; it only suggests low intensity magnetic field because of neglecting galactic cosmic radiation effects on human body. In this paper, hyper thin rings as a shield for spacecraft are suggested. Although these rings are lighter than permanent magnets, their ability to protect spaceship with a safe and high intensity magnetic field is higher than the magnets.

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Solid State Phenomena (Volume 190)

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N. Perov and V. Rodionova

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713-716

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T. Ahmadi, "Use of Semi-Dipole Magnetic Field for Spacecraft Radiation Protection", Solid State Phenomena, Vol. 190, pp. 713-716, 2012

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June 2012

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.1088/0741-3335/50/12/124025