Design and Experimental Analysis of a Cascaded Voltage Multiplier for High Voltage Testing

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  • Abstract

    This paper highlights the details of the Voltage Multiplier circuit and expresses the technical aspects of the circuit in detail. This circuit has the capability to produce a 12kV High Voltage DC output from a conventional 230-volt AC supply. This circuit is essentially a Cascaded Voltage Multiplier, designed to multiply the output by 8 times the input voltage from the power supply in series with a step-up transformer. The circuit can generate energy in the range of kilo joules which can be used for the testing of high voltage equipment.



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    Capacitor Bank; High Voltage Diodes; Neon Sign Transformer; Resistor Bank; Spark Gap.

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Article ID: 28694
DOI: 10.14419/ijet.v7i4.22.28694

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