Re: single shot
Subject: Re: single shot
From: ed-at-alumni.caltech.edu (Edward V. Phillips)
Date: Tue, 21 Nov 1995 19:55:20 -0800
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These indicate overcoupling between primary and secondary
(assuming tuning is correct). This would result with no discharge
because Q is higher than it is when the discharge takes place and
places a shunt load across the secondary.
In the old "wireless" days there was much comment in the
literature about the dangers of overcoupling and the result of
emitting a "double wave". Incidentally, one of the claimed advantages
of a quenched gap, at least for radio work, was that it allowed
the use of much closer coupling between primary and secondary.