Re: How should we measure coil efficiency, was neon vs. potenti
From: Greg Leyh[SMTP:lod-at-pacbell-dot-net]
Sent: Sunday, July 27, 1997 2:29 PM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: How should we measure coil efficiency, was neon vs. potenti
Tesla List wrote:
> Where did you find that higher frequency gives shorter sparks? I believe
> it is the other way around. The higher the frequency the longer the spark.
> Energy = hf h = Planck's constant f = freq.
> From the above equation the energy increases as the frequency increases,
> other factors being equal. This would mean when the frequency increases the
> spark length increases.
Ha ha ha! So my coil's energy = 6.626E-34 X 60 kHz = 3.975E-29 Joules!!!