Re: The Next Coil

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Subject: 	Re: The Next Coil

> -- Preliminary Design Values --
> Lsec = 120mH (37" X 154", 5 turns/inch)
> Fsec = 51kHz (no sphere)  36kHz (w/sphere)
> Cpri = 0.270uF (0.045 X 6 units)
> Vpri = 44kV
> Coupling = 0.22
> Max Break Rate = 400 BPS
> HVPS Capacity = 120kW (3PH to DC, resonant charger)
> Preliminary construction and testing of components is ready to begin, at
> a site inside the Hunter's Point Naval Shipyard, in San Francisco.  This
> location was selected for its abundance of cranes and electrical power,
> its high level of security, and its remoteness from residential areas.
> I will post results and pictures as they become available.
> -GL

This is really great news!!!   Do you still feel that capacitance in the 
secondary can be substituted for top load capacitance--that they have
an equivalent effect for the same C value?

John Freau