*From*: "Sainath Nimmagadda" <gigabit@xxxxxxxxxx>*To*: "Rob Hinz" <rob@xxxxxxxxxx>*Date*: Fri, 12 Apr 2002 13:40:23 -0800

Rob, I believe 'time varying fields' is not the only condition. To bring displacement current into play, the other condition is the geometry of structure(incl. material). Let us consider two mundane examples: 1) ordinary light bulb, and 2) florescent(tube light) bulb - both excited by time varying fields. How would you explain displacement current in each case? Thanks, Sainath ---------Included Message---------- >Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2002 13:15:24 -0700 >From: "Rob Hinz" <rob@xxxxxxxxxx> >Reply-To: "Rob Hinz" <rob@xxxxxxxxxx> >To: <gigabit@xxxxxxxxxx> >Cc: <si-list@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> >Subject: Re: [SI-LIST] Re: what is the conductivity of a dielectric? > >Sainath, > > Any time you have time >varying electric fields you will have displacement current. Therefore any >structure that is excited by time varying fields will be described, in >part, by displacement current. _____________________________________________________________ ------------------------------------------------------------------ To unsubscribe from si-list: si-list-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'unsubscribe' in the Subject field or to administer your membership from a web page, go to: http://www.freelists.org/webpage/si-list For help: si-list-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx with 'help' in the Subject field List archives are viewable at: http://www.freelists.org/archives/si-list or at our remote archives: http://groups.yahoo.com/group/si-list/messages Old (prior to June 6, 2001) list archives are viewable at: http://www.qsl.net/wb6tpu

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