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Murrell electrical conduction 00:02:00

Electrical Conduction

by John Murrell
Electrical Conduction
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 664 views
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Hare Electrical Generator 00:04:00

Electrical Generator

by Jonathan Hare
Electrical Generator
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 3 years ago | 628 views
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This short video shows one of the demonstrations for the Physics SEPNet exhibition - "Who will keep the lights on?" which travelled around the southern UK from February 2009.  We describe and explain the electrical generator demonstration which Jona....

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Hall J 00:06:00

Fibre and Sunlight

by John Hall
Fibre and Sunlight
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 626 views
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Fine tuning the frequencies of light gave John Hall a Nobel Prize, and helped transform the fields of precision measurement and information transmission. Iris Choi and Andrei Ghicov are young scientists excited by the ways physics can change our worl....

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Hare - The Transistor 00:03:00

How does a transistor work?

by Jonathan Hare
How does a transistor work?
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 3 years ago | 1161 views
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A short video explaining how transistors work.  At the heart of our high-tech society with radios, mobile phones, computers and space exploration are tiny electronic components called transistors.  They have revolutionised electronics and in the pr....

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Pruitt 00:09:00

Magnetism and Electricity

by Jean Pruitt
Magnetism and Electricity
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 7 years ago | 626 views
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This presentation reviews how magnets work and their uses in the world today. It also explains how magnets and electricity are related and what future inventions could come from using magnets.

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Speed of Electricity 00:05:00

Measuring the speed of pulses

by Colin Byfleet
Measuring the speed of pulses
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1203 views
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A short clip showing the experimental measurement of the speed of electrical pulses in a cable - a large fraction of the speed of light.

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Hare Mobile Phone 00:04:00

Mobile Phone

by Jonathan Hare
Mobile Phone
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 3 years ago | 724 views
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Jonathan shows us with a cheap and simple homemade demonstration how your mobile telephone generates radio waves in order for you to use it to communicate.  As you will see you can use this method to explore many aspects of your mobile phone!

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Hare - Paper Windmills 00:09:00

Paper Windmills

by Jonathan Hare
Paper Windmills
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 3 years ago | 1970 views
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Jonathan makes some simple paper windmills/turbines and experiments with a simple generator to power house hold devices such as torches, calculators and even a radio.

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Hare piezo 00:03:00

Piezoelectricity

by Jonathan Hare
Piezoelectricity
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1034 views
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Some minerals such as quartz can produce electricity simply by squeezing or bending them - these are called piezoelectric crystals. Here is a simple and cheap demonstration you can do.

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Friend RS 01:03:00

Plastic fantastic: electronics for the 21st century

by Richard Friend
Plastic fantastic: electronics for the 21st century
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 660 views
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Plastics - or, more correctly, polymers have traditionally been used by the electronics industry as passive materials. Now however, new types of polymers have been discovered which behave as semiconductors. For example, they can emit light when subje....

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Hare Potato battery 00:07:00

Potato Battery

by Jonathan Hare
Potato Battery
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1049 views
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When two different types of conductors are pushed into a potato chemical reactions take place charging them up - we have a simple electrochemical cell. A potato, zinc screw and carbon rod produce about 1V. We experiment joining a few of these cells u....

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Hare seawater battery 00:04:00

Seawater Battery

by Jonathan Hare
Seawater Battery
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1269 views
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When two different metals are placed in a salt solution (an electrolyte) the chemistry produces a voltage. This is called a cell. By wiring up a number of these cells we can make a battery and use it to power electrical circuits.

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