Novotny, Donald W. Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin.
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A type of synchronous motor in which the rotor consists of a central nonmagnetic core upon which are mounted rings of magnetically hard material. The rings form a thin cylindrical shell of material with a high degree of magnetic hysteresis. The cylindrical stator structure is identical to that of conventional induction or synchronous motors and is fitted with a three-phase or a single-phase winding, with an auxiliary winding and series capacitor for single-phase operation. See also: Induction motor; Synchronous motor
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