Magnetic Amplifier

Came across this fascinating post about Magnetic Amplifiers and thought CENTOR might find it as interesting as I did.

The basic premis is that varying the core in an inductor can control the flow of alternating current.

Simplified example of a magnetic amplifier

Here is a link to the article:  https://www.nutsvolts.com/magazine/article/the_magnetic_amplifier

While diving down the magnetic rabbit hole I also came across the Marconi Magnetic Detector.

Link to youtube video: youtu.be/4CAxWoKD-fw   which is unfortunately not very high quality.

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