Spontaneous Thoughts

A collection of writings,

some published, some unpublished,

on a variety of subjects.

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Dysprosium 2.0, Spring 2013 705 KB

 

Retired, Senile and Dead, Winter 2012 587 KB

 

And the Wisdom to Know the Difference, Fall 2012 673 KB

 

The End of Axial Pressing, Summer 2012 597 KB

 

The Golden Rule for Writers, Spring 2012 747 KB

 

Is Your Design Optimized? Winter 2011 597 KB

 

 Sputnik Moment, Summer 2011 129 KB

 

 No Substitutions, Spring 2011 116 KB

 

The View from Slovenia, Winter 2010 100 KB

 

The Golden Age of SmCo, Fall 2010 202 KB

 

 A Three-Pronged Approach, Summer 2010 340 KB

 

Hardware vs. Software, Spring 2010 330 KB

 

 The Disregarded Experiment, Winter 2009 200 KB

 

 Picking Survivors, Spring 2009 75 KB

 

  Optimistic, with Some Uncertainty Ahead, Aug/Sept 2008 108 KB

 

  Career Arbitrage, June/July 2008 72 KB

 

 The Upside of High Prices, Feb/March 2008 55 KB

 

 The View from Beijing, Dec/Jan 2008 359KB

 

 Magnet Recycling, Second Thoughts, Fall 2007 41KB

 

 Magnet Recycling, Summer 2007 56KB

 

 Non-Technical Professional,

Spring 2007 39 KB

 

 Raw Material Jitters, Winter 2006 91 KB

 

Nano Mania, Fall 2006 53 KB

 

Permanent Magnet Information Center, Summer 2006 71 KB

 

 The Next Big Thing, Spring 2006 137 KB

 

Commission Sales, Winter 2005 51 KB

 

Cooperation II, Fall 2005 49 KB

 

Cooperation I, Summer 2005 51 KB

 

Chinese Suppliers, Spring 2005 37 KB

 

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 Plenary Lecture 1.4 MB

 

Unpublished articles

 

Design Review 50 KB

 

Are You Experienced? 42 KB

 

False Positive 42 KB

 

 Dither 43 KB

 

     The On-Demand Engineer 43 KB

 

Technical Audits 51 KB

 

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