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Re: The Poynting vector, wire length and inductance (fwd)
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Date: Sat, 29 Sep 2007 00:44:06 -0500
From: Scott Stephens <radon86@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: Tesla list <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: The Poynting vector, wire length and inductance (fwd)
Tesla list wrote:
>> When we include this information we can see that the E field is along the
>> entire length of wire (no big surprise is it?)
> Well, yes, it's a tremendous surprise. The electric field radiates out radially and is normal to the surface of the round wire. It's not along the length of the wire. Again, you need to consider all vector orientations.
Wire is a solid-state plasma. What causes sausage and kink
instabilities? How can you crush coins and quarters? Whence doth the
pondermotive force act?