Sparks with Leyden jars of different sizes

Jarrod Kinsey sent me these pictures, showing a comparison of the sparks obtained with one of his Wimshurst machines using Leyden jars of three different sizes.

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The three pairs of jars.

small jar
Spark with the small jars.

medium jar
Spark with the mid-sized jars.

big jar
Spark with the big jars.

big jars
And this is a 9" spark with a Bonetti machine and really big Leyden jars!

Created: 6 July 2007.
Last update: 9 August 2007.
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