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Style 22 - Awesome Three Inch "Lightning Cube" Sculptures

These unique specimens are similar to our smaller two inch Lightning Cubes, but these specimens and captured lightning figures are significantly larger and considerably more impressive. We started with carefully cut and polished 3 inch acrylic cubes. These were then irradiated multiple times using a high energy electron beam from a particle accelerator. By irradiating all six faces of the cube and then carefully discharging them, we obtained a series of three dimensional discharges, loosely forming a branched lightning "cube within a cube" instead of a single flat 2D discharge. Cubes created during our later production runs have charge planes that are slightly closer to the surfaces of the cube.

The following images do not adequately capture the depth, clarity, and jewel-like 3D character of these figures. Some have likened them to the "Allspark" of Transformers movie fame. When illuminated by a multicolor or white LED base, these become sparkling jewels, glowing from within. Laser crystal art can't begin to match the exquisite detail and intricate complexity of the thousands of fractal discharges inside these cubes. Although the actual pattern varies from specimen to specimen, your satisfaction is guaranteed.

Following is a typical Style 22 sculpture on an ROT45MC rotating light base:




 
Pair of 3" Cubes, Natural Light
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Single Cube, Natural Light
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3" Cube, Natural Light
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A beautiful pair of cubes, natural light

Side view, natural light
View from another perspective
Another Cube, Natural Light
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Cube illuminated with LP3
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Cube iluminated by LP3 Light Base
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Another view, natural light
Cube illuminated from below by a
multicolor
light base
Same Cube illuminated from
below by a multicolor
light base
(after color change)
Style 22 on LM2700 Rosewood Base
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Tunnel Cube - irradiated on just 4 sides
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Cube being discharged
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A three inch cube illuminated by
LED light base with white LED's
"Tunnel Cube" irradiated on
just four sides instead of all six sides.
Illuminated by
LED light base with white LED's
A large cube in the process
of being discharged.
 

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