Re: Question from the past

MG> but for the sake of discussion, lets draw 5 series inductors, and 
MG> from each connecting point between the inductors draw a capacitor 
MG> to the ground plane, the highest capacitor being from the terminal 
MG> capacitance to the ground plane...It should be obvious on 
MG> examination that the inductive reactance will rise as the coil 
MG> moves farther and farther from the ground end because the 
MG> inductance is increasing, the same is true with the capacitive 
MG> reactance because the capacitance to ground is DEcreasing

If I'm picturing this right, with the caps all wired in parallel from the coil 
to ground, wouldn't this result in an increasing capacitance and a 
corresponding decrease in capacitive reactance to ground as you 
move up the coil and include more parallel capacitors?

Steven Roys (sroys-at-radiology.ab.umd.edu)