Re: Optimal Quench Tests

        Re: Optimal Quench Tests
        Mon, 31 Mar 1997 23:02:42 -0500 (EST)
        richard hull <rhull-at-richmond.infi-dot-net>
        Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>

At 10:37 PM 3/30/97 -0600, you wrote:
>        Optimal Quench Tests
>  Date: 
>        Sun, 30 Mar 1997 19:56:25 -0500 (EST)
>  From: 
>        FutureT-at-aol-dot-com
>    To: 
>        tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
>I set up a small 360 VA (12kV, 30ma neon) coil for quench testing. 
>first notch quenching was achieved at k = .11, k = .12, and at k = .18,
>length was 36". 

  I may also try using a smaller capacitor
>with a
>higher rotary break rate for comparison, but this may destroy the neon
>transformer.     Comments welcomed.
>Towards optimal coiling,
>John Freau

Good work!  I am watching this as an interested bystander.  I think you
should go to a smaller cap, or try a bigger toroid.  I would be very
interested in the results.

Richard Hull, TCBOR