Re: Primary Coil Design

tesla-at-grendel.objinc-dot-com On Mon, 1 Apr 1996 08:30:43 +0700, you wrote:

>Jim and others,
>        I recall that someone examined this hypothesis using a toroid with a 
>cut across it so it was no longer a closed circular loop.  Sorry, don't 
>remember who right now, will look through my references.  Anyways, it did 
>not appear to affect perfomance a whole lot with the toroidal loop 
>open-circuited.  Has anyone tried this recently, or has the ability to try 
>it in a fairly controlled manner?
Now that you mention it, I do remember someone doing this. It does
indicate that the toroid is acting as a capacitor and not a shorted