Rotating ring apparatus

F. Sahin (Inventor), J.C. Compter (Inventor), A.F. Bakker (Inventor), A.J.D. Verdel (Inventor)

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The present invention relates to a rotating ring apparatus comprising: -a stationary ring (1), -a rotating ring (2) for rotation around a central region (3), -a rotation unit (4, 5) for radially bearing and rotating said rotating ring (2) with respect to the stationery ring (1), said rotation unit including a stationary induction element (4) mounted on said stationery ring (1) and a rotating induction element (5) mounted on said rotating ring (2), and -a controller (8) for controlling said rotation unit (4, 5) to rotate and levitate the rotating induction element (5).
Original languageEnglish
Patent numberWO2010026523
Publication statusPublished - 11 Mar 2010


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