Re: The Next Coil (microsecond current)

From: 	FutureT-at-aol-dot-com[SMTP:FutureT-at-aol-dot-com]
Sent: 	Wednesday, July 30, 1997 3:15 AM
To: 	tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
Subject: 	Re: The Next Coil (microsecond current)

In a message dated 97-07-30 07:23:24 EDT, you write:

>< Csec and Ctop are equivalent insofar as they both affect the resonant freq
> of the secondary coil.  However Csec, which is distributed along the
> is isolated from the arc departure point by the inductance of the
> Therefore, only Ctop can provide the microsecond timescale current surges
>needed for healthy streamer advancement.
> So to answer your question, Csec and Ctop are equivalent as far as PSPICE
> is concerned, but I believe that they are distinct entities when it comes 
> to streamer dynamics.
 > -GL >>


Thanks,  I suspected as much...wanted to make sure.   Robert Stevens
posted a nice post which supports what you're saying.  Good luck with
your (super-mega) project!

John Freau