The principles of electromagnetic induction are applied in many devices
and systems,including induction cookers, transformers and wireless energy transfer;
however, few data are available on resonance in the electromotive force (EMF)
of electromagnetic induction. We studied electromagnetic induction between two
circular coils of wire: one is the source coil and the other is the pickup (or
induction) coil. The measured EMF versus frequency graphs reveals the existence
of a resonance/anti-resonance in the EMF of electromagnetic induction through
free space. We found that it is possible to control the system’s resonance and
anti-resonance frequencies. In some devices, a desired resonance or antiresonance
frequency is achieved by varying the size of the resonator. Here, by contrast,
our experimental results show that the system’s resonance and anti-resonance
frequencies can be adjusted by varying the distance between the two coils or
the number of turns of the induction coil.
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