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Old 11-24-2012, 05:03 PM
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An atom does already radiate an alternating EM field, because there are electrons circling around. The orbit radius determines the frequency and thus every type of atom has its specific frequencies.
Yes but according to this paper the ac field of the atom extends into space, to capture the wavelengths longer than the atoms diameter. As you said the preexisting ac field, would be the same size as the atoms diameter, BUT could not extend into space unless the atom received external energy. Atoms cannot radiate a field, without getting that energy from somewhere. If atoms were constantly radiating energy, they would collapse. The orbit frequency does not match the long wavelength we are trying to receive, so this near field would be a different frequency then the long wavelength and cannot resonate anyways.

If what this paper is saying is true, then the atom would have to gain energy at its resonant frequency first, receiving a higher frequency wave, in order to receive the lower frequency wave, but atom cannot resonate at 2 totally different frequencies. This really is changing a single step process, into multiple steps. It is a run around, which makes the idea seem far more complex than it is.

In the small hollow rubber sphere example, it is not the size of the sphere which determines its resonant frequency of expansion and contraction. In this case the frequency is determined by the elasticity of the rubber and the pressure inside. I see no reason why atoms could not operate in this fashion, and thus we can see easily how small objects can have long wavelengths, because the size isn't the contributing factor to the the wavelength. This solution is simpler. Only problem is we do not think of atoms this way yet.
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