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Z-field compression

  1. Mar 3, 2014 #1
    Hello everyone,

    I know nothing about physics - i can barely spell the word. Im curious if anyone can explain to me what z-field compression is? I think its related to black holes?

    Much appreciated
     
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  3. Mar 4, 2014 #2

    UltrafastPED

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    It is a magnetic confinement in one direction (called the z-direction).
    See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pinch_(plasma_physics [Broken])
     
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