Electrets – Permanent Electrical Magnets

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Electrets – Permanent Electrical Magnets

Imagine if you could create an object that would give off a permanent static electric field?

Well you can. They are called electrets. Just like a magnet gives off a permanent magnetic field and electret gives off a permanent static electrical field. The process was discovered by the greatest experimenter of all time, Michael Faraday but the nineteen letter name he gave it proved to be to cumbersome for Oliver Heaviside and he called them electrets instead.

So are our energy problems over? If we can create an object that gives off permanent electricity isn’t that all we need? Electrets give off a permanent static electrical field but that is different from the electricity that flows from our walls. Electricity is a combination of a magnetic field and an electric field. Currently the only way we know how to create electricity is by passing a conducting wire through a magnetic field, this was discovered by Faraday in 1831.

While we may not yet have the solution to creating electricity by utilizing an electret and other possibly magnetic components we are one step closer to the truth by rediscovering this amazing innovation. Electrets have been used in electret microphones but other than that have all but disappeared  even the study of electro statics has fallen to the way side… Why? Perhaps there is something here that certain people prefer we not focus on.

Here is some excellent books and papers on Electrets 

Electrets can be made with something as simple as Beeswax and high voltage DC supply. There are several techniques for making electrets

There are no good videos for making an Electret … yet… will you be the one to make one?

By | 2017-05-08T18:04:41+00:00 July 2nd, 2013|Uncategorized|25 Comments

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  • ColoradoSpringsFilms

    Not a problem chum…
    Be working on it.

  • If you raise a long antenna between two poles a static charge will develop, and the antenna will be useless until it is grounded. The voltage is significant, but of course without a sustained current it’s useless.

    I’ve always thought it could be used as a bias for either vacuum tubes or transistors, or even a generator.

    Maybe this is part of Aether you’re exploring. It’s in the air and it is free.

  • Luke Bowers

    I hav just finished absorbing the fascinating information you have placed up about “Electret’s” I am familiar with these devices as over here in England. I run a very substantial sound system. So naturally i do come across these on rare occasions. I hav decided to create 2 small test electrets from “LAR” (Lucite Acrylic Resin) This is for proof of concept. I have a DTRSSC that has a discharge at 600,000 volts. I can configure the HV side in a rectified manner or with AC HV discharge. With a few simple modifications i will use this to energize the LAR monolith type pieces as they set. I have located a UK supply of LAR & am positioned only half a mile away in the countryside from a large metals yard, that can supply the necessary sheets of metal, brass, aluminum, copper, ect. If the idea works for the small test models & i am able to pick up even the weakest of energy flow/fixed field ect. I will push ahead with the full scale monoliths utilizing 26 gallons of LAR over 4 very substantial monoliths for experimentation. I will gather picture & video data & place the plans to paper for all to replicate & improve on in due course. Thank you Eric for inspiring a new project & keep up your fascinating research..

  • Robert

    This is a total distraction from investigating Tesla’s technology.

    “Free energy” claims, broadly interpreted, are a bottomless that will burn up precious time, money and morale. Indeed, I wonder how many of them are actually deliberate distractions instead of being mere dishonesty, greed and wishful thinking.

    The skeptics and debunkers on tv probably have an agenda, but that does not mean that the OPPOSITE of what the skeptics say is true.

    I’m far more interested in seeing some of the aether effects that Vassilatos documents. Even a little one. Because that would be proof that we’re onto something reproducible, and that tapping useful energy, ala Tesla, might not be far down the road.

  • Robert

    Actually, I’ll go further: It is bullshit that has nothing to do with Tesla technology. It encourages me to set start a purely Tesla based blog or forum, ala theoldscientist.

  • Tech Zombie

    Robert, Please go for it. the experiments that Vassilatos documents are the goal with Dollards Lab. Dielectricity is a wide open field.

  • Tech Zombie

    Tesla’s work was deep into Dielectricity.
    Static electricity is an aspect of Di-electricity. In fact it IS Dielectricity.

    Making a permanent dielectric field with some wax is a pretty cool way for a raw beginner to begin with Tesla Tech. If you think that is distraction then please do go ahead and start your blog. We shall gladly link to quality content you produce and send you some traffic.

  • Jeff Pearson

    Sorry Robert but it does have to do with Tesla. Maybe not directly, however, Tesla did say static electricity was one of the most important things to research. It has also been suggested that Tesla insulated his coils with the same materials we make electrets with…….

  • Robert

    “Tesla’s work was deep into Dielectricity.
    Static electricity is an aspect of Di-electricity. In fact it IS Dielectricity.”

    Specifically, do you have a reference for the relevance of electrets to Tesla’s work? Or even just the use of STATIC (i.e., not pulsed or otherwise changing) electricity by Tesla?

  • Jeff Pearson

    Tesla “In all these experiments described, and in many others, the action is clearly electrostatic” 1891 lecture at Columbia College New York. Robert

  • Jeff Pearson

    Columbia College New York, 1891 lecture: “In all these experiments described, and in many others, the action is clearly electrostatic” Tesla

  • Tech Zombie

    WOW Luke!!!

    this is simply amazing !! Lucite is the main ingredient in granite right? A Crystalline from of it, just like the pyramids of Giza..

    a huge electret like an obelisks with 600 KV should be an amazing power source!!! this is simply astonishing thinking!!!

  • Tech Zombie

    This is the experiment! I am going to try this

  • Erik Bahen

    I would be interested to see what would happen if you took an electret and a magnet.. rotate the magnet so that the field lines cross over the electret field. Then place an antennae of some sort in between them to see if anything could be picked up from the rotating magnetic field running across the dielectric field. I would imagine that the antennae would need to be appropriately configured.. perhaps a Rodin coil would work best to cover the spatial dimension of the field.

  • Tech Zombie


    Great minds think alike!
    This is my idea for a generator test. see what happens when the magnetic and electrostatic field lines cross at 90 degrees… perhaps there will be a beam of electrons shooting out at 90 degrees in respect to them…. I am ordering a big ole neo ring magnet as a test and drew it out. making the electret once my 30kv psu is ready. fingers crossed!

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  • Della

    Hi tech zombie,

    I’m not an electrical wiz, but I’m wondering if these could be used in some way to attract dust, specifically powdered pigments. I manufacture artist materials, and I’m trying to find a way to handle the dust from pastels which is copious. Wirelessly embedding a static field electret into a tray or a board strikes me as an elegant way to keep the dust from floating free in the air. Also, some of the materials used in your video are actually common components of artist materials (beeswax, carnauba, resins, etc). It is interesting that they can hold a charge. Perhaps passing a completed pigment stick through a field will cause the dust to adhere to itself instead of dispersing. Any thoughts?


  • Dias

    I’d like to see some more creative experiments being done. Lets mold or carve electrets into coils & such.

  • Erik Bahen

    That’s more or less how laser printers works.. a roller (or drum as they’re called) is charged according to the print job and picks up the toner. Then the paper rolls thru and a greater charge is applied to the paper so it picks the toner off the roller. If the paper is poor quality, damp, or simply re-used its ability to hold the charge is reduced and the print quality suffers. I would say that the pigment would need to be made of material that is sensitive to an electrostatic field and also your stick would need to be a type of material that will hold a charge sufficiently. Seems like you could create a brush or comb of some sort that could be charged then pick up the pigments and perhaps charge the container to a greater charge to pull it from the brush? might be useful.

  • Della

    Nice idea Erik.. I’m thinking I should create a statically charged drawing board with tray to catch the dust from my statically charged drawing pastels. 🙂 It sounds like electrets are permanently charged… do you think the charge on the boardnb would need to be replenished if it were touched often?

  • Erik Bahen

    Permanently charged isn’t really permanent.. just holds its charge better and the material may actually be able to reorganize structurally (being malleable wax) to regain its charge from the inside to the outer layers (in theory.) But eventually an electret will lose its charge if it is continually drawn upon. Grounding a charged board by touching it will cause it to lose its charge so testing would be required to see how effective it would be towards your particular needs. Also you may want to avoid electrostatic discharge to your fingers which can start being a bit annoying at 3k-6k volts. A quick and dirty test might be to rub up a balloon and test it around your pigments to see how they react.

  • Della

    Cool idea.. Thanks! I’ll try the balloon.

  • Don

    Hi Erik,
    I think that is a great idea. I’ve just found this site and lots of ideas are going through my mind and I wish you all the luck in the world! I would be very surprised if you didn’t create a lot of electricity with or without a antenna.

    As I said, I’m new to this site so I don’t know if you all know about David LaPoint and his new theories offered in a series of videos on youtube called “The Primer Fields,” but I think they could help you.


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  • Robert Gurreri

    Roulette balls in Casinos are ELECTRETS

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