Re: Tungsten electrodes in static gap?
> Original Poster: "Jim Lux" <jimlux-at-jpl.nasa.gov>
> WC (tungsten carbide) isn't all that great a conductor.. depending on
> the dimensions, the resistance might be an issue, loss-wise..
Based on my experience with W-C gap tips it isn't an issue at all. I
have seen a resonant circuit comprising a litz 350uH inductor and
good quality 20nF capacitor take well over 1mS to fully ring down
with no loading and a single W-C gap in the circuit.