Re: All about magnetism.
In a message dated 9/20/99 4:34:31 AM Mountain Daylight Time,
> HERE'S WHAT ALL THIS HAS TO DO WITH TESLA COILS: Aluminum is
> paramagnetic, according to the information I have. Copper is DIAMAGNETIC
> (again according to the information I have). I would think that, in
> light of this, aluminum would help the magnetic field of a secondary, and
> increase streamer lenght, but that is based on theories of physics, which
> were meant to be proven wrong anyway. I challenge somebody with lots of
> money and time to please do an experiment proving this idea wrong :-)
> Well, I have yapped and yapped. I hope that this lecture has edified
> someone, somewhere, and I expect red hot disagreements from everyone.
Perhaps this is why all of the high frequency RF coils I have(take-outs
from Rf generators etc) are made from aluminum wire.