Re: Fair Radio Sales HV cap---cool with liquid N2?

In a message dated 12/28/98 4:14:30 PM Mountain Standard Time,
tesla-at-pupman-dot-com writes:

>  I'd like to be able to use one of these caps in my next coil, but I'm
>  concerned about the dielectric heating. I had the idea of immersing it
>  in liquid nitrogen. Do you think it would work?
I would be concerned about the thermal gradient you would create by doing
that.  The cap would be cold enough to shatter on the outside and hot on the
inside.  Not sure how it would handle that.