This category lists sites concerned mainly with high voltage generators not of the Tesla coil type such as Van de Graff generators, electrostatic generators, Cockroft Walton generators and Quarter Shrinkers.
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Describes the development of the particle accelerator starting with the Cockroft-Walton device built in 1932, the Van de Graaff accelerator, the radio frequency linear accelerator, the cyclotron and synchrotron. [PDF]
Advancement of High Voltage Generators and Components for Applications under Industrial Conditions
Technical study of the Marx generator and how to achieve a high throughput in industrial applications.
Capacitor-Bank Discharge Experiments
William Beaty describes some dangerous high voltage experiments he has performed, and provides links to related sites.
Early Particle Accelerators
Article describing how Cockcroft and Walton built a voltage multiplier that used a stack of capacitors connected by rectifying diodes. Also describes the Van de Graaff generator, the linear accelerator and the cyclotron.
Construction details and history, with pictures and directions for a wide variety of generators.
(Climbing Arc) Construction informative page on these very dangerous devices.
Jon's Homebuilt Lasers
Some pictures from a laser enthusiast.
UVA Virtual Lab: Van de Graaff Generators
Photographic tour showing how these devices work.
Last update:September 9, 2016 at 8:54:08 UTC