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Lichtenburg Effect in Acrylic Case?

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Last response: in Components
February 27, 2010 6:59:10 PM

Can I use the Lichtenburg effect on this Sunbeam ACTS-T Transparent Clear Acrylic ATX Desktop Ultra Tech Station Acrylic Case.

Also, does anyone know if I would need to use printer ink toner to see the lines, or is there a way I can connect a Van de Graff generator to the acrylic to run a voltage through it so that LED lights would be enough to show off the effect? Or, is there no way to get a good enough reaction to see without ink toner without using a particle accelerator on the acrylic?

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February 27, 2010 7:24:56 PM

Very cool effect but I've only seen it in solid acrylic blocks and thick acrylic panels. Once created the lines are permanent. They're considered works of art:

May 17, 2010 9:45:50 AM

Best answer selected by Mr Subs.