School of Physics Lecture Demonstration Manual

Electromagnetic radiation

Ei-1 Electromagnetic Radiation (Meter Wavelength)

Published: Tuesday 14 March 2006

To demonstrate the transmission of electromagnetic radiation and the relationship between the electrical and magnetic fields.

Ei-2 Lecher Wires

Published: Tuesday 14 March 2006

To demonstrate standing electromagnetic waves on a transmission line consisting of a pair of parallel wires.

Ei-3 Hertz's Apparatus

Published: Tuesday 14 March 2006

To demonstrate Hertz's apparatus (a full scale model of the original device used for the production and transmission of electromagnetic waves).

Ei-4 Amplitude Modulation

Published: Tuesday 14 March 2006

To demonstrate the carrier and amplitude modulated waveforms present in a radio receiver.

Ei-5 Transmission Line

Published: Tuesday 14 March 2006

To demonstrate some basic properties of transmission line theory.

Ei-6 Plasma Frequency

Published: Tuesday 14 March 2006

To demonstrate the cutoff frequency of electromagnetic waves in a plasma.

Ei-7 Artwork Fraud and Physics

Published: Tuesday 05 June 2007

To demonstrate different spectral reflectance and transmittance properties and how they may be used to investigate art fraud.

Ei-8 Magnetic deflection of Beta rays

Published: Tuesday 05 June 2007

To demonstrate that beta particles are charged particles electrons and that they may be deflected by a magnetic field

Ei-9 Properties of Radiation

Published: Tuesday 05 June 2007

To demonstrate the penetrating power of Alpha, Beta and Gamma-rays

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