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What are the limitations of Van de Graff generator?

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What are the limitations of Van de Graff Generator?


Saikat asked

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One of the limitations of Van de Graff generator is the potential to which the dome can be raised. In normal condition, discharge takes place when the potential reaches 3 x 106 V. The potential can be increased further by  placing the entire system in a container filled with high-pressure gas.

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