Re: Filtering on Neons

tesla-at-grendel.objinc-dot-com wrote:
> >From ed-at-alumni.caltech.edu Tue Feb  6 01:12 MST 1996
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> Date: Mon, 5 Feb 1996 19:43:39 -0800
> From: ed-at-alumni.caltech.edu (Edward V. Phillips)
> To: tesla-at-grendel.objinc-dot-com
> Subject: Re: Filtering on Neons
> Ferrite Beads:
>         These add so little inductance that they are essentially
> worthless for protecting the transformers.  You need millihenries
> of inductance, which implies many turns on big cores.  Also, you
> need enough core area to avoid saturation due to excessive flux
> density in the core.
> Ed Phillips

If you get enough inductance to be useful, doesn't it need to be able to handle very large 
RF voltages that will develop across it?  I would think construction techniques are 
important when making these devices.
Just my thoughts, 
Dave Huffman