Al Tobias (wat4y) - Office: Gibson S123 & Physics 218, (434) 924-0538
Demonstrations are cataloged according to PIRA Bibliography
PLEASE REQUEST DEMOS WELL IN ADVANCE
Due to Physics Building renovations, the lead time to set up demo requests has increased due to the need to transport equipment across campus. Please be kind and let me know well ahead of time what you need.
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video - Van de Graaff Generator
Purpose:To demonstrate high potential phenomena.
Streamers on top of van de Graaff dome stand straight out and Styrofoam peanuts or aluminum pie dishes fly off due to like charged objects repelling on one another.
A fluorescent bulb lights up within the discharge field of a van de Graaff.
Hints:Our Winsco N100-V generator puts out up to 350,000 V negative on the globe and comes with a grounding wand.