Yes, it and they are very interesting to look at!
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Thanks randy.It's the review of concepts I find interesting. Also the cost/benefit graphs.
The way that skin depth of the conductor varies with frequency
also surprised me. (I don't have an EE or similar background).
This business of voltage noise attenuation appears very complex/interesting. I feel the increasing capabilities/speeds of computers will ultimately allow better analysis of the instantaneous effects of various interactions and give us significant improvements over whats practically available today.
It's also interesting how much of the noise rides on the neutral conduction; and that for switch mode power supplies the neutral wire should be about 1.7 times that of the conductors. ( I wonder if this is so in the 'switch mode' supplies in audio equipment)
I've also found it interesting that many manufacturers of noise reduction products insist theirs should not be used with other manufacturers devices. My experience does not support this dictate and in fact I've found different products can be very complementary; depending of course on where and how used. Also, I can't imagine anyone arguing with 'balanced power' ;say Equitech Q transformer based products, properly sized, being anything but a significant benefit to most audio systems. The electrical math appears inarguable to me;but I'm open to learning.
If you're concerned with noise on your neutral or ground and actually want to test for it, some years back there was a discussion regarding AC line noise and conditioners(https://forum.audiogon.com/discussions/analyzing-the-power-from-the-outlet), to which I replied, " This is a device that can be plugged into a dual-trace O-scope, and will display the high freq noise, on your incoming AC(both line to neutral and neutral to ground): (http://pdf.textfiles.com/manuals/STARINMANUALS/ETA/Manuals/Power%20Probe.pdf) Here's a demo of it's display and the noise on an AC line: (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vOO89uHEprM) There are three parts to the demo on Youtube. Of course everyone's AC quality varies, depending on what's connected to the their local source(everything operating on your side of the neighborhood's single phase distribution transformer). ie: In your own home; anything digital that's operating is polluting your AC with very high freq noise."