Getting Geeky: Building a Better Magnet


You don’t think of Toyota as a company likely to be in the business of inventing new kinds of magnets, but permanent magnets are an important element of hybrid and electric cars. And there’s been an interesting development. Right now, the best magnets follow are the¬†standard iron, boron, neodymium (NdFeB) magnet.¬†NdFeB magnets are able to…