The Sectorless Wimshurst Electrostatic Generator
|Title||The Sectorless Wimshurst Electrostatic Generator|
|Author(s)||Charles A Yost|
|Keywords||Richard Ford, Wimshurst generator|
|Journal||Electric Spacecraft Journal|
Charles A. Yost and Richard A. Ford have developed a 12-inch diameter sectorless Wimshurst generator capable of creating 12-inch sparks. With appropriate rigging, the generator becomes an inexpensive source of very steady, high-voltage current, with many uses for educators and experimenters.