Re: rolled capacitor plate tabs
In a message dated 1/19/99 7:45:34 PM Mountain Standard Time, tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> all the rolled capacitor plates i have seen have only one tab or connection
> point on one end of each plate.
> it would seem that having both ends of each plate connected to the
> capacitor terminal would reduce the inductance
> of the capacitor ( i.e. the charge could enter and exit from both ends of
> the plate) , and the resistance of the capacitor
> would be lower since there would be twice the amount of tabs or connection
> leads to each plate. is this idea not used because the flux in the plates
> would be travelling in opposite directions or something? thanks for
> your opinions- doug
I have seen rolled caps that had connection tabs at approximately the center
of the plates.