[Blabber] Boosting the voltage from a lemon juice battery.

Matthew Duepner matthewduepner14 at gmail.com
Wed May 15 20:19:03 UTC 2013


awesome.  I do want her daughter to understand and I also don't want it to
look like I did the project for her.  So nothing to complex.  The fewer the
components the better
On May 15, 2013 4:15 PM, "Guan Yang" <guan at yang.dk> wrote:

> Well if the goal is solely to generate a high voltage, there are tricks.
> Special flyback transformers, I have a few. You could potentially have
> hundreds of volts. (But again, very little current!)
>
>
> On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 4:13 PM, Robert Diamond <rmd6502 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Joule Thief - the more windings to the coil, the higher the voltage!
>>
>>
>> On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 1:10 PM, Matthew Duepner <
>> matthewduepner14 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> My chem teacher recently asked me if I would be able to help her make
>>> something that is like a battery but not a battery.  I suggested super caps
>>> of course, but later found out that it needs to be something her daughter
>>> can make since it is part of one of her homework assignments.  I suggested
>>> making a lemon juce battery.  I also said I would look into ways of
>>> increasing the output voltage with electrical components since the goal of
>>> the exercise is to see who can construct a battery that generates the
>>> highest voltage.  I have a few ideas but was wondering if anyone had any
>>> suggestions that would not be too complex.  Sorry for the long email, but I
>>> thought the story was worth sharing.
>>>     -Matthew
>>>
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