Re: MMC's again
Tesla List wrote:
> Original Poster: "William Woods" <wwoods-at-mail.wsu.edu>
> Hi again,
> If over heating is a problem for these small caps (panasonic .056uF
> 1600v DC??), and I like the .056uF value, couldn't I just string about
> 48 of them in series? This would give me a huge voltage rating
> (76800v), but that's not what I'm looking for right? This would spread
> my 15kV 30mA over a large number of caps keeping them much more cool
> correct? I'm just looking for people who could maybe verify my idea as
> something that would work. This sounds pretty good to me. What do you
> more experienced MMC people think about this? Thanks for any comments!
if you run 48 of the .056uF caps all in series you will end up with 76800V
-at- .0016uF a bit low for a 15/30...
when you series caps the math is 1/( 1/cap value) +( 1/cap value) ....)
sooo... 1/ ( 48/.056) is the answer ...