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I am a physics newbie with big ideas. I have a question.

I am thinking about how to produce a zero Resistance Current.

We know we can do this using super-conductors in sub zero temperature, but maybe there's another way.

My assumptions (which could be wrong):

1) Resistance in a wire is caused by electrons traveling and HITTING other atoms as they move from proton to proton. This hitting causes electrons to lose power and transfer energy into heat.

2) Speed of Electrons in a copper wire is about 2.5 x 10-4 m/s (2500000000nm / s)

3) Copper Atomic Spacing 0.256 nm

4) In an alternating current (AC), electrons are pulled back and forth typically at 60hz.

5)

This means:

Time = 1 / Frequency

Time = 1/ 60 hz = 0.166 seconds

Which means every 0.166 seconds, our alternating current switches directions.

Now let's talk distance:

Distance = Speed * Time

Distance = Speed of Electrons in a copper wire (2.5 x 10-4 m/s) * 0.166 seconds

Distance = 2500000000nm/second * 0.166 seconds

Distance = 416666666.666 nanometers

Which means that a typical electron travels 416666666.666 nanometers every time our alternating current switches directions

Now that means that our electron is hitting some protons as it travels. How many?

Given that Copper Atomic Spacing is about 0.256 nm

Number of Atoms Hit = Number of Copper Atoms / Copper Atomic Spacing

Number of Atoms Hit = 416666666.666 nm / 0.256 nm = 162760416.666 copper atoms

That' a lot of atoms to possibly hit.

My Question:

If we increase the frequency of our alternating current - such that an electron only traveled from 1 copper atom to another or at least some number less than 162760416.666 copper atoms. Would this not decrease the number of hits and decrease the resistance in the wire?

Just as an example:

Distance = Speed * Time

0.256nm (distance between 2 atoms) = 2,500,000,000 (Speed of Electrons) * Time

Time = 0.0000000001024 s - thats how long it takes for an atom to move from 1 atom to another

How fast must our alternating current switch directions?

Hertz = 1 / Time

Hertz = 1 / 0.0000000001024 s

Hertz = 9,765,625,000 hertz ~ 10Ghz

So if we had a alternating current at 10Ghz, wouldn't this achieve zero resistance?

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# AC Current in GHz Frequency and Zero Resistance

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