Cavallo's multiplier for in situ generation of high voltage

  title={Cavallo's multiplier for in situ generation of high voltage},
  author={S. M. Clayton and T. M. Ito and Joseph Ramsey and Wen Wang and Matej Blatnik and Bradley W. Filippone and G. M. Seidel},
  journal={Journal of Instrumentation},
  pages={P05017 - P05017}
A classic electrostatic induction machine, Cavallo's multiplier, is suggested for in situ production of very high voltage in cryogenic environments. The device is suitable for generating a large electrostatic field under conditions of very small load current. Operation of the Cavallo multiplier is analyzed, with quantitative description in terms of mutual capacitances between electrodes in the system. A demonstration apparatus was constructed, and measured voltages are compared to predictions… 
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