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Bill B's First Crackpot Theory!

COLER/SWEET DEVICES EXPLAINED?! The Bill Beaty has gone totally apeshit off the wall insane. Either I'm a raging paranoid lunatic with delusions of grandeur, or I've just found the core idea behind the Sweet device and the Hans Coler device, and probably the Tesla car, Hendershot device, and several others.
Bill B's First Crackpot Theory!


The Bill Beaty has gone totally apeshit off the wall insane. Either I'm a raging paranoid lunatic with delusions of grandeur, or I've just found the core idea behind the Sweet device and the Hans Coler device, and probably the Tesla car, Hendershot device, and several others.

It's the "partial-turn toroidial transformer", but with two changes.

  1. We must use a particular core material so that the oscillating vector-potential field can mess with the nonlinear physics of nucleii.
  2. We must build the magnetic-mode version, rather than the electrostatic-mode version I described in
  3. We must shift the output by 90 degrees if we want to apply it to the input

[Also see: "energy sucking" antennas]

What's the "magnetic mode" version? Simple. Rather than using a short dipole to couple the "energy sucking" tuned circuit to the toroidial inductor, we wind a simple loop antenna. Holding this loop antenna near the toroid will create some coupling, but it would even be better to wind the loop antenna around the toroid (wind it around the perimeter, as if the toroid was Saturn, and the loop-antenna windings were Saturn's rings, and the loop antenna is NOT wound through the donut hole.

Aha! Alex Frolov thinks in identical terms: an asymmetrical transformer using a solenoid primary, a flat-wound secondary, and tuned to a resonant state. See: # (I wonder what sequence of thoughts led Frolov to this same backwater in electromagnetism...)

Next we must locate an atomic resonance frequency of the core material. I don't quite know how to do this. Perhaps drive the toroid with a high-power signal generator, then measure the loop antenna's output and look for slight rises in the signal as the frequency of the toroid signal is swept around? Once a resonance is found, the loop antenna on the toroid must be connected in series with an LC tuned circuit set to the same frequency. Now, when you send the right frequency of signal to the toroid inductor, a huge signal will build up in the tuned circuit. This signal *might* violate conservation of energy. (My intuition says it *will*!) If you tap off some of this signal and use it to drive the toroid inductor, the whole device will go into runaway and probably smoke itself.

Note: this has NOT BEEN TESTED.

NEW: I suspect that the phase of the current and field around the "loop antenna" will be 90deg shifted as compared to the phase of the field inside the donut-inductor. If the fields are similar in strength, this means that the field-vector within the body of the donut will be ROTATING. T. Bearden made much of rotating fields, as did Tesla and contemporary Torsion Physics researchers. Maybe there's a connection, eh? :)

Why am I excited? BECAUSE THE TOPOLOGY OF THIS DONUT-THING IS IDENTICAL TO THE DEVICES IN THE ARTICLES ABOUT THE COLER DEVICE AND THE SWEET VTA!!!! In the Coler device, (the version with the circle of iron magnets), the coils behave exactly the same as my "toroid inductor", while the current in the conductive magnets acts as the "loop antenna". In the Sweet device, the situation is similar.

However, in both of these devices the inventor has forgotten to inform us that a high-energy, high-Q tank circuit (tuned circuit or resonator) is needed. In the Coler device, the natural atomic resonance of the iron bar magnets will not be the same as the resonance of the coils he used, and so the effect will be incredibly weak or nonexistant. Just add some heavier wire and some capacitors to tune the coils to the iron's resonance, and the thing will probably burst into flames.

Sparky Sweet's "VTA" is similar: the coil that wraps AROUND the magnet- block serves as the "toroid," and its field does not contact the other coil if there is a circle of magnet-blocks keeping the field inside them. The "scalar" or "field-cancelling" effect is really just a way to get the a-vector field out of the magnet without also having lots of conventional EM coupling. If another coil is wrapped around the circle of magnet blocks (going in the same direction as the circle), that coil acts like the "loop antenna"... but nothing will happen unless that "loop antenna" is connected to a tuned circuit, and the tuned circuit is adjusted to whatever the barium ferrite frequency might be.

"There are children playing in the street who could solve some of my top problems in physics, because they have modes of sensory perception that I lost long ago." - Robert Oppenheimer

Another point: we should avoid making the donut into an accidental 1-turn inductor. If we start wrapping the donut-core at one spot, wrap many turns, then end at the same spot, we've gone around the donut once, and the donut contains an unnoticed 1-turn coil. Instead, start wrapping the donut at one spot, wrap all the way around, then keep wrapping in the same "sense" but reverse the advancement of each winding until we're back where we started. The inductance will be large (nothing cancels out), but there will be no parasitic one-turn coil involved, and the inductor should be entirely self-shielded.

Could somebody, anybody, PLEASE PLEASE mess with this idea? My instincts have been misguided before, but only rarely. Right now they scream that THIS IS THE BIG ONE. If they are wrong, then I'm ready for the nice men in the white coats.

(Since Sweet claimed to be able to "program" his ferrite, maybe we could pump a big 60Hz current through the toroid of this F/E device, while heating and cooling it or while putting Neodymium magnets on it (to disturb the domains and "loosen " them so they lock to 60hz). Then tune the tuned circuit to 60hz so the "loop antenna" field causes field-vector rotations in the domains of the magnetic core. Then, figure out the +- phase of the connections, connect output to input (maybe need an impedance matching transformer), and stand back. It should get hot really fast. (PS, if a 90deg phas shift is required, we could power the donut-inductor from across the tank capacitor, while powering the "loop antenna" coil by connecting it in series with the tank inductor.)

If it blows up reliably, then we can take it to Burning Man festival next week!

If it goes into "antigravity" mode and pokes a big hole in the clouds above, so much the better!


"It is through science that we prove, but through intuition that we discover." - H. Poincare
Another thought. The mechanical forces within a closed iron ring might be immense. Every time the current in the donut-coil reaches a peak, the iron donut should be compressed by mutual magnetic attraction between all of the domains. This means that the iron of the donut is being mechanically driven at twice the frequency of the current, and this oscillating mode is a sort of expansion/contraction. Suppose we adjust the drive frequency so the iron donut is in acoustic resonance? (The drive frequency would be 1/2 the acoustic resonance frequency.) The donut should vibrate fiercely, and there might be some "motional induction" phenomena which arise. We've now moved from EM to Acoustic, from Tesla to Keely. (A laminated core might damp the vibration. The core would need to be ferrite or solid iron, so it could ring like a bell, and we might not want to wrap the windings too tight around it.)

Now mix the acoustic resonance with with the nuclear-flip resonance of the iron, and the rotating character of the fields internal to the iron donut, and the phase-shift resonance in the "energy sucking" output circuit, and there are so many strange things going on simultaneously that it makes my brain ache.

  • Bill Beaty
  • w/delerious visions late at night
  • on vacation, in N. California
  • (we'll be at the Oregon Vortex tomorrow!)



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Flat spiral coil
by Alexander V. Frolov

In 1990-1997 author investigated some Tesla's ideas and it was found possibility for asymmetry in mutual-inductivity between primary and secondary coils of electromagnetic transformer. When the primary coil is a solenoid type coil but secondary is a flat spiral coil, there is very small induction (reaction) from secondary coil. It means the load can be connected to this flat spiral coil almost without contra-flux and contra-EMF (electromotive force), i.e. it is almost free of primary source. Sure, real system allow to get some asymmetry but it is not 100% free load connection.

Power in load is limited and it is depend of magnetic flux changes and coil parameters. For powerful system it is possible to design output power value in several times more than input power when it is the resonance state circuit.

Any proposals for reproduction of this effect in your laboratory are welcome! Ask me for calculations and design example.

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The VTA Page

An information hub for the Vacuum Triode Amplifier


The VTA is a solid state device that produces an amplified energy output from a small input signal. The VTA was invented by Floyd Sweet and has generated a large amount of controversy.

This site will serve as an information hub for interested parties to either contribute to my collection of data, or benefit from my research.

Click on the link below and you will find a list of all the files I have collected that have to do with the VTA in some way or another. If you have data on this subject, I would really appreciate an email. Thanks and enjoy.


 Magnetic Bubbles



sweet.doc : The document written by Floyd Sweet himself. Use .doc format only, contains graphics. watson.doc : Paper written by Don Watson and handed out personally at the '94 INE Conferece.


Magnetic Bubbles

A fellow handed out a paper at the '94 INE Conference, which was sent to me, that had references to the Sweet VTA. It talked about creating a magnetic bubble and extracting energy out of it using methods similar to those described in articles written on Sweet's VTA. I was able to recreate a magnetic bubble, in small round BaFe magnets. I have had no success extracting energy out of it yet, but it is rather interesting and worth studying for a while.

When the bubble is created and stable, the magnet has a very weak field. In the picture bellow, I have 8 1.25 inch diameter ring magnets lined up in two rows of four each.  There is a strip of magnetic viewing paper laid across each of the rows.  This paper will show the Bloc wall as a light green band.  The Bloc wall, in easy to explain terms, is where the north and south pole meet in a magnet.  On one side of the wall you have the north pole and on the other side you have the south pole.  Looking at the magnets from right to left, top to bottom, you will notice that each magnet has a light green circular band over it, as seen with the viewing paper.  The number above each magnet represents the number of joules it took to alter the original magnetic field to form the new, modified magnetic field.  As the joules increase, the bubble shifts position from the outside of the magnet towards the middle.  As the joules increase even more, the bubble starts moving towards the center.  When that happens the original orientation of the magnetic field will be flipped 180 degrees.  The bubble is created in the magnet as a result of partial demagnetization.  By doing this, I am moving the Bloc wall and magnetic poles 90 degrees from their original position.  After the field is modified, the north pole is now orientated towards the center of the magnet, and the south pole is along the outer edge of the magnet.   When the band is centered between the outer circumference and the inner, the magnet is at its weakest point and the poles flip very easily. Running a 60 Hz AC signal running through a small electromagnet at a 90 degree angle to the magnet face makes the poles flip-flop, and the magnetic bubble expands and contracts, back and forth.



Homemade Magnetizer

To create the magnetic bubbles, you need some high power magnetizing equipment. In the picture I have a box housing 8000 uf worth of caps, a giant resistor to slow current draw, and a 600 amp SCR for switching. The power supply is an old HP 300 VDC.

The caps charge up, and with the push of a button the caps are discharged through a 1 ohm coil with the magnet in the middle. The small coil in the picture is what I used to make the magnetic bubbles. The big coil is designed for the 4X6 magnets, but more power is required.  The amount of joules discharged is variable. The small BaFe magnets require around 205 joules to create the neutral/centered magnetic bubble.


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