Four Layer Coil

Subject:  RE: Latest magnifier results - wire shape
  Date:   Sun, 15 Jun 1997 07:33:38 +0500
  From:   "Alfred A. Skrocki" <alfred.skrocki-at-cybernetworking-dot-com>
    To:   Tesla List <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>

On Fri, 13 Jun 1997 22:40:13 +0000 Bert Pool
<bertpool-at-flash-dot-net> wrote;

> I covered this in earlier posts, but here it is again.
> We wound our first layer exactly as always.  The second layer over 
> over the first - same direction.  You'll find that it is very 
> important that there be NO gaps in the underlying layer or you will 
> have problems with the next layer.  We did a total of four layers.  
> Next, we soldered all four wires together.  In effect, the four coils 
> are in parallel.

It would see to me that placing the layers in parallel you would be 
decreasing the inductance, ie.

 Total I = 1 / (1/Ifirstlayer) + (1/Isecondlayer)...+(1/Inthlayer)

Are you saying that even though it reduces the inductance it is still 
a gain over using the equivelent larger gauge wire?


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