Re: The Next Coil

From: 	Greg Leyh[SMTP:lod-at-pacbell-dot-net]
Sent: 	Friday, August 01, 1997 4:42 PM
To: 	Tesla List
Subject: 	Re: The Next Coil

John Freau wrote:

> BTW,  along with my square law suggestion for spark length, I also
> did a capacitor size projection based on my findings and some
> hand-waving (I didn't post this), and came up with .24uF, using
> 134.4kW, and assuming a 44 foot spark length.  This agrees
> closely with your data.

Does your capacitor size projection seem to hint at an optimum
primary impedance for all coils, where Z = 1/(2pi x Fres x Cpri)?

My guess is that the optimum primary impedance will be somewhere
between 15 and 25 ohms, independent of operating frequency.