Re: The Next Coil

From: 	FutureT-at-aol-dot-com[SMTP:FutureT-at-aol-dot-com]
Sent: 	Friday, August 01, 1997 3:15 AM
To: 	tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
Subject: 	Re: The Next Coil

In a message dated 97-08-01 07:29:28 EDT, you write:
<< I do believe that DC Tesla coils are inherently more efficient for two
> A)  Better power factor
> B)  With DC, _every_ firing of the primary ckt is at full energy, keeping 
     the streamers continuously ionized
 > -GL


Do you think that the use of AC along with a synchronous gap would
match the DC efficiency?  Maybe 120 BPS is a little slow, but using
3 phase AC with a sync gap, 360 BPS would be obtained and may
be good?

John Freau