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Re: [TCML] Is a TC reversible?
Didn't Grey Leyh have a little cart at one of the Maker Faires powered
remotely by a TC?
I can't find it on a quick search.
From: Jonathan Peakall
On 5/24/2013 5:19 AM, Brian Hall wrote:
There is a company near me that owns many recent patents on the wireless
transmission of electricity, which has been featured in Popular Science
and in at least one TED talk on youtube:
While their methods and patents do work, the devices of course follow the
inverse square law of loss of power over distance, and while they use
electromagnetic resonance, from what I gather, they are not that much like
the Tesla coils discussed on this list. From what I gather over the
years, it seems like this list is for making 'leaky' air core resonant
transformers that produce those lovely streamers and sparks that are a joy
to watch and behold, and not really for discussion of the wireless
transmission of power - and potentially information, which was Tesla's
original intent for the types of coils we make. We think coils that leak
out of their toploads look quite pretty and tend to keep the discussions
around that, and the various ways to achieve that effect.
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