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Faraday Repulsion Coil
# 5K20.26

Description: A light aluminum ring is suspended. Bring a large neodymium magnet close to the ring and it will be repelled. Move the magnet away and the ring will try to follow. Repeat the experiment moving the magnet fast and then slow.

Hazards: Two large neodymium magnets are used for the demonstration.
DO NOT place the magnets close to any metal objects.
DO NOT try to seperate the magnets.

Purchased/Built: built

Setup Time: 1 hour

Quant. in Demo Room: 1

Demo References
The Video Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations Disc 20-19 Thrust the pole of a magnet in and out of a copper ring of a bifilar suspension.
Freier and Anderson Ek-1 Pull a light bifilar suspended aluminum ring with a magnet.

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