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dc.contributor.advisorAskew, Thomas R., 1955-
dc.contributor.authorLarson, Kari
dc.description18 p.en_US
dc.description.abstractA Van de Graaff generator is a type of electrostatic generator that accumulates electric charge on a large metal sphere. In this paper a brief history of the Van de Graaff generator is presented, along with a description of how a typical Van de Graaff generator works and the physics principles it demonstrates. Detail is provided on improving an existing Van de Graaff generator with before-and-after performance data.en_US
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dc.relation.ispartofseriesSenior Individualized Projects. Physics.;
dc.rightsU.S. copyright laws protect this material. Commercial use or distribution of this material is not permitted without prior written permission of the copyright holder. All rights reserved.
dc.titleModification and Application of the Van de Graaff Generatoren_US

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