Levitating LED combines wireless power transfer + magnetic levitation

Posted on Tuesday, July 17th, 2012 in Development, LEDs, wireless by the machinegeek

Chris Rieger is an Electrical Engineering student from the University of Queensland Australia, and has been experimenting with wireless power transfer and magnetic levitation. After studying the work of Jeff Lieberman, Eric Taylor, and others, Chris fine tuned his design to combine these two technologies to achieve the results depicted in this video.

Visit Chris Rieger’s website for project details and photos. Fascinating stuff!

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4 Responses to “Levitating LED combines wireless power transfer + magnetic levitation”

  1. Bogdan says:

    The wireless power transfer works better than I was expecting. The first thing that came into my mind when I read wireless power transfer was a small LED, not a power LED.
    That’s very cool !

  2. Rohit de Sa says:

    Awesomely cool! :-)

  3. nima says:

    i would buy this whole project for $100. if you would sell it, please email me at if you are interested.

  4. suraj says:

    i want to perform same project so i need troubleshoot which i will face while doing this….

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