Voltaic pile used by Nicholson and Carlisle, 1801-1805.
4 0 c m
 
35cm
actual image size: 27cm x 32cm

Voltaic pile used by Nicholson and Carlisle, 1801-1805.

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Description

Reproduction of the Voltaic pile used by William Nicholson (1753-1815) and Anthony Carlisle (1768-1840) in 1800. A volta pile is a DC source, which comprises a battery of primary cells in series, arranged in a pile of disks. Succesive disks are of disimilar metals and are separated by a pad soaked in the chemical agent.
 

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10268588
 

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