Coupling between two singing wineglasses

Tal Arane, Ana K.R. Musalem, Moti Fridman

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Rubbing the rim of one wineglass produces a tone, and induces oscillations on other wineglasses due to their coupling. This simple experiment demonstrates phase locking between coupled oscillators and the relation between the required coupling and the frequency detuning.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1066-1067
Number of pages2
JournalAmerican Journal of Physics
Issue number11
StatePublished - 2009
Externally publishedYes


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