Revisiting the 1888 Hertz experiment

Faccio, D. , Clerici, M. and Tambuchi, D. (2006) Revisiting the 1888 Hertz experiment. American Journal of Physics, 74(11), pp. 992-994. (doi:10.1119/1.2238886)

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Abstract

We revisit the original experiment performed by Hertz in 1888 and use a simple setup to produce electromagnetic waves with a frequency in the range of 3MHz. By doing a Fourier analysis of the signal captured by a resonant antenna, we can study the behavior of the RLC series circuit, frequency splitting of coupled resonances, and the characteristics of the near-field emitted by the loop antenna.

Item Type:Articles
Status:Published
Refereed:Yes
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Clerici, Dr Matteo and Faccio, Professor Daniele
Authors: Faccio, D., Clerici, M., and Tambuchi, D.
College/School:College of Science and Engineering > School of Engineering > Electronics and Nanoscale Engineering
College of Science and Engineering > School of Physics and Astronomy
Journal Name:American Journal of Physics
Publisher:A I P Publishing LLC
ISSN:0002-9505
ISSN (Online):1943-2909

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