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WFU Physics Lecture Demonstrations

Fluorescent Bulb in Magnetic Field

PIRA 5N20.50

Image:

Photo of Demo

Description:

A fluorescent bulb held in the magnetic field of a tesla coil will light. This is due the the current set up in the bulb by the magnetic field encountered.

Recipe and
Location:

Telso Coil
15,000V Transformer
Fluorescent Bulb
Darth Mask and Rope

Video:

Streaming Video:

Darth

MPG Video:

None

Real Video:

None

Notes:

Great fun to do Darth here!

 

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