Re: Designing an optimized Magnifier

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> Original Poster: "Antonio Carlos M. de Queiroz" <acmq-at-compuland-dot-com.br>
> Hi:
> I have set up a small web page showing the optimum magnifier design,
> at:
> http://www.coe.ufrj.br/~acmq/magnifier.html
> Essentially the same material that I posted, but with some extra
> comments and some pictures of simulated waveforms for several of the
> possible operating modes.
> Eventually I plan to build a device based on those design equations.
> I am not sure yet if there is some real advantage of the magnifier,
> even optimized, in relation to a properly designed conventional
> Tesla coil. The argument that for the same primary capacitor and top
> terminal sizes the magnifier allows higher voltage gain, because the
> self-capacitance of the third coil can be smaller, mostly fails when
> it is considered that the third coil must be long enough to sustain
> this voltage, and so must have a self-capacitance equivalent to the
> one of a secondary coil of a tesla coil. It is true that without the
> primary around, this capacitance may be somewhat smaller.
> Maybe the best argument in favor of the magnifier is that it allows
> quick energy transfer, without the compromise between tight transformer
> coupling and insulation of a two-coils system (modes 123, 125, etc.).
> And in this case, fast quenching may be really required.
> Antonio Carlos M. de Queiroz