THE LIGHTNING FOUNDRY


The Project

After 20 years of developing large-scale electric machines, LOD is constructing the world's largest lightning generator. Using a pair of 10 story high Tesla Coils with a separation distance of over 200 feet, the resulting electric discharges will fill an area the size of a football field.

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Previous works

The Lightning Foundry is the next logical step in a series of artistic, directed-energy projects built by LOD since 1990. Click here to find out about other high-voltage and high-energy devices LOD has created and deployed.

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Participants

LOD was founded by Greg Leyh in the 1990's as a group of technical enthusiasts exploring uses of high-energy devices outside of the traditional national laboratory scenario. Click here to learn more about the people responsible.

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