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J1-03. Kilovolt Carpet

Purpose

To demonstrate triboelectricity.

Equipment

Cheap nylon carpet, fluorescent tube, ground wire.

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J1-03

Description

Connect one end of the fluorescent tube to the grounded cable. Hold the other end of the tube as you scuff your shoes on the carpet.

References

(PIRA 5A10.00)

J. Electrostatics And Magnetostatics

J. Electrostatics And Magnetostatics

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