Date: Wed, 27 Mar 2002 13:38:42 -0700

Author: Jim Krider

Subject: RE: Safety of Van de Graaff Generators

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This web has some references for dielectric breakdown:
http://hypertextbook.com/facts/2000/AliceHong.shtml

Jim

-----Original Message-----
From: Paul Nord [mailto:Paul.Nord@valpo.edu]
Sent: Wednesday, March 27, 2002 10:58 AM
To: Steve Anderson
Cc: tap-l
Subject: Re: Safety of Van de Graaff Generators


I heard 10kV per inch. That reference comes directly from my dad. So,
don't go destroying my childhood illusions that dad is perfect.
(Every kid should have a father who knows these sorts of things!)

Paul

On Wed, 27 Mar 2002, Steve Anderson wrote:

> Reply to: Re: Safety of Van de Graaff Generators
>
> David Eric Bailey wrote:
> >I have worked for years using a breakdown potential for air (dry?) of
>15KV/cm to estimate the potential of my VDGs.
>
> I heard it was 15 kv per inch, but don't remember where that came from.
>
> s.anderson
>
>

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Jim



-----Original Message-----

From: Paul Nord [
HREF=3D"mailto:Paul.Nord@valpo.edu">mailto:Paul.Nord@valpo.edu] T>

Sent: Wednesday, March 27, 2002 10:58 AM

To: Steve Anderson

Cc: tap-l

Subject: Re: Safety of Van de Graaff =
Generators





I heard 10kV per inch.  That reference comes =
directly from my dad.  So,


don't go destroying my childhood illusions that dad =
is perfect.


(Every kid should have a father who knows these =
sorts of things!)



Paul



On Wed, 27 Mar 2002, Steve Anderson wrote:



SIZE=3D2>>          =
Reply to:   Re: Safety of Van de Graaff Generators


>

> David Eric Bailey wrote:

> >I have worked for years using a breakdown =
potential for air (dry?) of >15KV/cm to estimate the potential of my =
VDGs.


>

> I heard it was 15 kv per inch, but don't =
remember where that came from.


>

> s.anderson

>

>




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