Subject: Re: Magnifier
From: richard.quick-at-slug-dot-org (Richard Quick)
Date: Sat, 27 Jan 1996 04:34:00 GMT
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Quoting napier-at-cats.ucsc.edu (Mark Napier)
> On Fri, 26 Jan 1996 02:56:00 GMT you wrote:
>Load your extra coil with discharger to get the 1/4 wave
>frequency down to ~225 kHz. Tune your tank circuit to match. By
>closely coupling the heavy short secondary (or "driver") coil to
>the primary you will force this coil to produce an 1/8 wave
>signal at the system frequency (~225 kHz). This 1/8 wave signal
>is fed by transmission line (copper tubing, heavy DC power cable,
>copper strap, or Litz wire) to the base of the extra coil.
> Should the primary be cone shaped for tight coupling?
A vertical helix that is a wound so the primary conductor is
equidistant from the secondary at all points.
... If all else fails... Throw another megavolt across it!
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