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DIY Diamagnetic Levitation from Scraps – 24 cents

Amazing at home Diamagnetic Levitation from scrap material and 24 pennies.

Cheap diy diamagnetic levitator is a cool magnet trick you can do easily. Homemade Diamagnetic Levitation device demonstrates the properties of magnetism and diamagnetism.

Homemade DiaMaglev Materials List:

Strong Magnet (hard drive magnet)

Diamagnetic Material (Motor Brush)

Small Magnet (toothbrush head magnet)

Spacers (pennies)

Bolt for adjustment

Non-Magnetic Housing (aluminum sheet metal)

Can use wood for housing, any axial pole magnets and other diamagnetic material including: Pyrolytic Graphite, Bismuth, Pencil Lead, Silver, and maybe more.

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Diamagnetism definition from wiki: Diamagnetic materials create an induced magnetic field in a direction opposite to an externally applied magnetic field, and are repelled by the applied magnetic field. In contrast, the opposite behavior is exhibited by paramagnetic materials. Diamagnetism is a quantum mechanical effect that occurs in all materials; when it is the only contribution to the magnetism the material is called a diamagnet. Unlike a ferromagnet, a diamagnet is not a permanent magnet. Its magnetic permeability is less than μ0, the permeability of vacuum. In most materials diamagnetism is a weak effect, but a superconductor repels the magnetic field entirely, apart from a thin layer at the surface.


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  1. WPKevinG on October 5, 2019 at 2:06 pm

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