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This website contains information about Tesla coil demonstrations by particle physicist Austin Richards--Dr. MegaVolt--who performs wearing a metal suit that protects him from the multi-kilovolt electrostatic potentials. The gallery provides videos and images from Dr. MegaVolt demonstrations. An explanation of the physics of the Tesla coil is supplied along with information about the development of the suit.

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    Informal Education,Vocational/Professional Development Education,transformer,Higher Education,electrostatic,electric,High School,Undergraduate (Lower Division),Undergraduate (Upper Division),Tesla Coil,potential,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,high-voltage,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20080404083504300T,Electricity & Magnetism,discharge,Physics,Electromagnetic Radiation,NSDL

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