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Will aligned coils /ring magnets of differing (say reducing) diameter warp or deform the tube-like shape of the magnetic field (of the coils)? Is this a viable means of focusing the strength of a magnetic field down to a point, even if only temporarily? Like one would use a lens to focus light down to a point? For instance, i understand that a magnetic field is affected by momentum of its parent mass (spin a magnet, its field goes outwards) so would it be possible to "whip" a magnetic field to a sudden snap of focused strength (like the popper of a bull-whip.) Analogy: a propogating wave, say like in water, can be made to push an object away, or with a change in its frequency, be made to draw an object towards the source of the wave. The intent is to do this magnetically by throwing out magnetic pulses, but in a focused/targeted sense (say, to move only one object amongst many all at the same distance from the source.)
Re: Is it possible to focus a magnetic field to a point?
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