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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Bulb Filament in Magnetic Field

PIRA 5H40.23

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

A victorian bulb filament will vibrate when placed in a magnetic field. The AC current running through the filament creates a constantly changing magnetic field. This field is attracted or repelled by the magnetic field of a magnet.

Recipe and
Location:

Victorion Bulb in Socket
Large Horseshoe Magnet

Video:

Streaming Video:

None

MPG Video:

Filament in Magnetic Field

Real Video:

Filament in Magnetic Field

Notes:

None at the time.

 

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