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Any help with an electrostatic field manipulation design or suggestions?

  1. Aug 27, 2007 #1
    I have about a year of electronics background, but what I'm trying to make is still a bit daunting for me. I want to build a device that creates a very high voltage electrostatic field like a van de graff generator and then input to this field variable frequencies from an electric keyboard without blowing either apparatus up. My goal is to make the HV electrostatic field "resonate" at certain harmonics to experiment with, although I'm not sure "resonate" is the right word..basically to input a very weak and complex ac signal to a very strong electrostatic field such that the signal gains strength from the field and manipulates the field like rubbing a wet finger over the lip of a wine glass...is this possible? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.
     
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