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Faraday Cage question #2

  1. Jun 17, 2006 #1
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    There is my uh rudamentary drawing of a scenerio where something emitting em waves(green) is surrounded by a faraday cage(yellow). umm I believe current is induced in the 'cage', how would I divert the current to use, because if im correct the current has to has reason to leave. How could i use it on a load, or anything?

    Any suggestions of anything that could help me along here?

    P.S. Im actually using a cut pop can as the faraday cage.
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  3. Jun 18, 2006 #2

    Meir Achuz

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    There is no way to channel the current without losing the shielding effect.
    What you would have then is just a receiving antenna.
    The only use I could see of the current is to heat the can,
    but it would be hard to get much heatng this way.
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