5C30.10 - Leyden Jars
Connect the Leyden Jars either to the Van de Graaff or the Wimshurst and charge. When touching the inner and outer conductors together after charging, a spark or shock should be produced.
- Haym Kruglak, "A Homemade Leyden Jar", TPT, Vol. 35, # 5, May 1997, p. 299.
- Thomas B. Greenslade, Jr., "Discovery of the Leiden Jar", TPT, Vol. 32, # 9, p. 536, Dec. 1994.
- James Mahoney, "A Demonstration of AC Rectification", TPT, Vol. 18, # 4, Apr. 1980, p. 318.
- Thomas B. Greenslade, Jr., "Capacitors in Cascade", TPT, Vol. 16, # 7, Oct. 1978, p. 488.
- Thomas B. Greenslade, Jr., "Leyden Jars (Photo)", AJP, Vol. 71, # 9, Sept. 2003, p. 937.
- Eb-8: Freier and Anderson, A Demonstration Handbook for Physics.
- Tik Liem, "The Electrostatic Storage", Investigation to Science Inquiry, p. 247
- Robert A. Morse, "Laboratory Activity 8: Storing Charge - The Electric Bottle or Leyden Jar", Teaching about Electrostatics, p. 3 - 24.
- George M. Hopkins, "Frictional Electricity", Experimental Science, p. 381.
- John Henry Pepper, "The Electrophorus", Cyclopadic Science Simplified, p. 247.
- Carson I. A. Ritchie, "Leyden Jar", Making Scientific Toys, p. 152.
- Joseph H. Adams, "Large Leyden-Jar", Harper's Electricity Book For Boys", p. 323.
- R. A. Ford, "The Leyden Jar Condenser", Homemade Lightening, p. 109.
- Beth Rieg, "If I Could Save Charge in a Bottle...", PIRA Newsletter, Vol. 6, # 6, p. 5, June 1992.
- Grant Mellor, "A Big Shock", Flying Tinsel, 1993, p. 38 - 43.
- Grant Mellor, "A Second Look", Flying Tinsel, 1993, p. 44 - 47.
- Rudolf F. Graf, "The Leyden Jar", Safe and Simple Electrical Experiments, p. 19.
- Borislaw Bilash II, “Storing the Charge“, A Demo A Day – A Year of Physical Science Demonstrations, p. 276.
- Joseph Frick, "# 263 - The Leyden Jar: Its Construction", Physical Technics: Or Practical Instructions for Making Experiments in Physics and the Construction of Physical Apparatus with the Most Limmited Means, p. 288.
- Joseph Frick, "# 268 - Experiments With the Leyden Jar", Physical Technics: Or Practical Instructions for Making Experiments in Physics and the Construction of Physical Apparatus with the Most Limmited Means, p. 294.
- Dr. Gordon Stables, R.N., C. Stansfeld Hicks, J. N. Maskelyne, Rev. Harry Jones, M.A, Dr. Stradling, Captain Crawley, Rev. A. n. Malan, M.A., F.G.S., and Many Others, "The Leyden Jar, and How to Make It", The Boy's Own Book of Indoor Games and Recreations, A Popular Encyclopaedia for Boys, p. 434.
- "Leyden Jar", Pike's Illustrated Catalogue of Scientific & Medical Instruments, 1984, p. 260.
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