electrostatic generator

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Synonyms for electrostatic generator

electrical device that produces a high voltage by building up a charge of static electricity

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Two flocking hoppers connected to the electrostatic generators equipped with turning brushes.
EST902 ESD immunity diagnosis and debugging system, which was use as the electrostatic generator, can produce waveform according to the requirement of IEC61000-4-2.
Another machine he developed satisfactorily was the cylindrical machine in 1882 and the following year the improvements he introduced to the electrostatic generator were so widely accepted, it became known as the Wimshurst machine, yet he never attempted to patent any of his modifications.
Epstein said that the use of an electrostatic generator unit, as opposed to an electromagnetic one, was necessary because "at macroscales, an electromagnetic device has much greater power density.
Other examples include the Van de Graaf electrostatic generator or Wimshurst electrostatic generator.
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