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Leyden Jar with Wimshurst machine
Description: A Leyden Jar is coated on the inside and out with a conducting material. The conductors are isolated from each other. Electrical connections are made to the from each surface to an individual arm on the Wimshurst machine by contact bars. When the Leyden jars are connected to the Wimshust machine, the sparks are much more intense and less frequent than they are when the Leyden jar is not connected.
Setup Time: 1 hour
Quant. in Demo Room: 1
Source: Central Scientific
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