Illustration of Volta's electophorus

Illustration of Volta's electophorus

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Caption: Illustration of Count Alessandro Volta's electophorus, a type of charge-accumulating machine which replaced the Leyden jar & is the basis of the electrical condensers still used today. The device was designed in 1775 and appeared in Volume 3 of Le Opere by Volta.

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Keywords: alessandro, charge-accumulating machine, electrical, electricity, electrophorus, historical, history of science, invention, physics, technology, volta, volta's

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