A device for generating oscillating electric currents or voltages by nonmechanical means.
- One big use of capacitors is to team them up with inductors to create oscillators.
- Each coil of wire is connected to an oscillator that produces pulses of current.
- We used an electromechanical oscillator to apply a known vertical oscillation to the rover antenna.
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