Date: Tue Nov 17 17:28:53 2009

Author: Bernard Cleyet

Subject: Re: Unknown Electrostatic Machine

Post:

You perhaps mean a Marx generator?


http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marx_generator

A student at a recent Monterey County Science Faire built one to
power his x-ray tube.

bc thinks a view of the electrical connections to the modules would
be helpful.




Perhaps more likely this one, as I don't see any spark gaps:

http://www.sciencedirect.com/science?
_ob=ArticleURL&_udi=B6TVV-45HWRKP-4&_user=10&_rdoc=1&_fmt=&_orig=search&
_sort=d&_docanchor=&view=c&_searchStrId=1097746479&_rerunOrigin=google&_
acct=C000050221&_version=1&_urlVersion=0&_userid=10&md5=2636148561aea1eb
6cad14f52259c8c5










On 2009, Nov 17, , at 10:29, Zani, Gerald wrote:

> Maybe a Mach generator?
>
> If so, you should not use it because it could be almost lethal. - j
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: tap-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu [mailto:tap-l-
> owner@lists.ncsu.edu] On
> Behalf Of Adam Beehler
> Sent: Tuesday, November 17, 2009 1:13 PM
> To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu; Adam Beehler
> Subject: [tap-l] Unknown Electrostatic Machine
>
> I have acquired some type of electrostatic machine but am not yet sure
> of its function. Here is a link to some pictures I took of it. Any
> help would be appreciated. Thanks!
> http://www.physics.utah.edu/~beehler/tap_l/ElectrostaticMachine/
> Adam Beehler
>
>


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