Re: DC power supply again

From: 	Greg Leyh[SMTP:lod-at-pacbell-dot-net]
Sent: 	Monday, August 25, 1997 3:46 AM
To: 	Tesla List
Subject: 	Re: DC power supply again

Malcolm Watts wrote:

> > At the accelerator, the next generation klystron modulator is under
> > development, and may possibly employ HF cap chargers for the main
> > PFN circuitry, instead of 60Hz xfmrs.  There will be approximately
> > 1000 modulator stations, each with a 160kW HF charger!  I am closely
> > monitoring that design effort.
> >
> > -GL
> I bet! Such things are all too rare here in li'l ol' NZ :(  I don't
> suppose you are planning on using the storage ring as a TC primary
> are you? :)

Wow, what a great idea!  The period of the ring is ~13uS, which yields
a CW freq of 77kHz!  The energy stored in the ring is 220kJ, but the 
impedance is somewhat awkward -- 10GeV/3A equals 3.3 Gigohms.

This coil might end up having more turns on the primary than secondary!