Sunday, June 24, 2018

Zeeman Effect - Control light with magnetic fields

I demo the Zeeman effect with a sodium flame and 1 tesla electromagnet!

Inspiration on xoFunkox's channel:

Zeeman effect Wikipedia:

18W low-pressure sodium lamp on Amazon:

Microwave oven transformer.  The price has been going up on these.  I seem to remember paying just $10 or $20 each.  Finding junked microwave ovens is fairly easy too.

Magnetic field meter:

50A power supply (DC stick welder, not this exact model, but very similar)

Faraday effect on Applied Science:

Applied Science on Patreon:

1 comment:

  1. Hi Ben, I am currently working on a project to do with supercritical co2 and am looking at making a device similar to yours and have some questions about some aspects of it, if you would be able to email me on I would be very grateful!