- step-up transformer with coil ratio 1:5
Apply the CV to the primary coil and spin it.
Result: A physicist is output. Who?
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The physicist is:
Let's go though this step by step:
CV means 100 V when we interpret C as Roman numeral.
100 V at the primary coil yield 500 V at the secondary coil.
(Jafe had already done this calculation much earlier.)
This is alternating current, so the 500 V are 500 VAC.
(The tilde in the second hint is a symbol for AC.)
Now for the masterstroke: V can mean both volts and voltage and everyone is familiar with Ohm's law: V = I·R, right? We now have 500 IRAC. (Groan at will. And don't do this in your physics assignments, kids!)
Finally, convert the number to Roman again. What's the word? DIRAC!
Now, isn't physics fun?
I'm going to go with
A step-up transformer outputs a larger voltage than it receives. With coil ratio 1:5, this amounts to five times the input voltage (methinks?).
C is the Roman numeral for 100, so CV is a 100 volts. Output is then 500 volts, or DV.
D.V. Nanopoulos is a physicist whose initials are DV.
Every neuron in my brain is telling me this is wrong, but as a desperation guess are you talking about
CV in Roman numerals is 105. If you divide this by 5 (even though you ought to multiply I think? I don’t know transformers very well) you get 21. 1921 is the year in which Einstein won the Nobel Prize (top honours for a Physicist) for the Photoelectric Effect.
After the newly added hint I am going to guess the Physicist is...
You mention the symbol Ω which is the symbol for an ohm which was first conceptualized by the german physicist Georg Ohm. But I thought this was too easy and I learned that, "today the definition of the ohm is expressed from the Quantum Hall effect." This pointed me to the man who first discovered this effect Edwin Hall.
Just a guess though as my physics knowledge doesn't extend past high school
Is the answer
James Prescott Joule
CV is the 3rd letter and the 22 letter
322 on the primary coil will result in 1610 on the secondary coil
16 and 10 are P and J
the PJ or Pico Joule is named after James Joule
Joule's first law, is about Ohmic heating
El Guest has already come up with Albert Einstein. I would like to provide a better reasoning. As C = 3, CV = 3 Volts and the step-up transformer outputs 15 Volts. 1 = A and 5 = E. There you have Albert Einstein.
The explanation of the hints are as same as that of El Guest.