Leyden Jar

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“...consists of a glass jar coated inside and outside with tinfoil, or some other thin sheet metal, except three or four inches at top, lef uncoated for insulation between the coated surfaces. This jar is closed with an insulating cover, through which a brass rod extends to the inside coating, and terminates above in a ball.” -Atkinson 1903


Atkinson, Philip Electricity for Everybody; Its Nature and Uses Explained (: The Century Company, 1903) 24


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