Van de Graaff Electrostatic Generator

Van de Graaff Electrostatic Generator

Van de Graaff Generator

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Check out the cool Van de Graaff electrostatic Generators!

Here’s an excerpt from Wikipedia:

Van de Graaff generator is an electrostatic machine which uses a moving belt to accumulate very high voltages on a hollow metal globe. The potential differences achieved in modern Van de Graaff generators can reach 5 megavolts. Applications for these high voltage generators include driving X-ray tubes, accelerating electrons to sterilize food and process materials, and accelerating protons for nuclear physics experiments. The Van de Graaff generator can be thought of as a constant-current source connected in parallel with a capacitor and a very large electrical resistance.

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4 Responses to Van de Graaff Electrostatic Generator

  1. girrrrrrr2 says:

    these are awesome…

  2. Carl says:

    It is good

  3. Izl says:

    wow i havent seen one that strong before

  4. DaSilva says:

    Construct your own Van de Graaff Generator plans at http://www.innovationview.com/vdg.html

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