Reactance may refer to:

  • Electrical reactance, the opposition to a change in voltage due to capacitance (capacitive reactance) or in current due to inductance (inductive reactance)
  • Magnetic reactance, a similar effect in magnetism
  • Reactance (psychology), an emotional reaction to pressure or persuasion that results in the strengthening or adoption of a contrary belief
  • Reactivity (chemistry), the rate at which a chemical substance tends to undergo a chemical reaction

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... Both inductive and capacitive loads create what is known as reactance in an AC circuit ... Reactance is a circuit element's opposition to an alternating current, caused by the build up of electric or magnetic fields in the element due to the current and is ... Capacitive reactance is equal to 1/(2⋅π⋅f⋅C), and inductive reactance is equal to 2⋅π⋅f⋅L ...
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