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LHC and the Earth's Magnetic Field

  1. Dec 8, 2008 #1
    I was curious as to whether or not there is potential for the magnetic field generated by the LHC to affect the Earth's magnetic field...
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  3. Dec 8, 2008 #2


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    The magnetic field of the LHC is very strong *inside* a small volume where the beams circulate, but is rather negligible outside. I tried to find some sources, but didn't find any.
  4. Dec 8, 2008 #3
    lol same...and I was thinking the same but seeing how I could not find anything I figured I would ask.
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    The LHC's magnets are only about 8.5T - you can get twice that in large lab NMR machines.
    The record for a sustained field is around 35T you can get about 100T pulse with an exploding system.
  6. Dec 8, 2008 #5
    Thank you.
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