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Capacitance discharge of a Leyden jar onto a man

Capacitance discharge of a Leyden jar onto a man, possibly Dutch scientist Pieter van Musschenbroek or his student Andreas Cunaeus. (Source: Winkler JH. Der Stärke der Elektrischen Kraft des Wassers in Gläsernen Gefässen. Leipzig: Berhard Christoph Breittopf, 1746.)

Associated Disorders

  • Central nervous system injury
  • Movement disorders
  • Peripheral nervous system injury