El-16 Piezoelectric static electricity generator
Published: Tuesday 05 June 2007 - Updated: Thursday 31 March 2011
To illustrate a simple electrostatic generator that is almost impervious to humidity problems.
Modified Piezoelectric gas lighter
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A commercial home gas lighter acts as a cheap source of reliable static electricity. It is constructed by shortening the earth electrode and the attachment of an aluminized Christmas tree decoration. The original design is due to Guido G Pegna Am Jour. Phys. 45 p218(1977)