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Re: greg leyh
Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <Mddeming-at-aol-dot-com>
In a message dated 5/16/01 8:54:39 PM Eastern Daylight Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-uswest-dot-net>" <
> how did greg leyh sit inside his TC electrode (the terminal) and take
> waveform measurements without exploding or getting electrocuted?
Gauss's Relation: The total flux passing outward through any closed surface
equals the reciprocal of the permittivity of free space times the total
electric charge INSIDE the surface. This is the principle of a Faraday cage.
The field in this case exists only outside the terminal. You can sit inside
all day. There is no electric field inside a closed, charged conductor. But
if you so much as stick a fingernail through to the outside, sizzzzzle--->>>
Hope this helps.