Re: Continuous Wave Drive

Hi Nick,

> Original Poster: NickandSim-at-aol-dot-com 
> Hi All,
>           A while back I discussed the primary of my next system with
>           you.  I 
> have decide to bite that bullet in the short term and build a flat
> spiral primary.  However I have started the design process for a new
> system, based around the secondary of my current system.  My aim is to
> use a solid state system to drive about 100kV continuous wave into the
> base of the secondary.  If I wish to use solid state drive it is
> inevitable that I will have to use an output transformer.  I envisage
> the drive voltage being about 500V at 13A RMS.  My main questions are:
> What wave shape should I use to drive the coil? How should the output
> transformer be constructed - like a ruhmkoff induction coil (but
> without the iron core) or something else?
That sounds pretty ambitious. 100kV sinewave into a base 
impedance of a hundred ohms or so is equivalent to a source 
current of 1000 Amps.