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Re: nitrogen laser triggered gap

Original poster: "Jim Lux by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <jimlux-at-earthlink-dot-net>

> Original poster: "by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> In a message dated 5/3/02 1:04:44 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
> writes:
>> > also is a triggered gap as good as a rotary?
> > many thanks
> Colin,
> Triggered gaps may need air blast or fan quenching, depending
> on the power level.  The triggered gaps have not been tested
> at very high power levels as far as I know.

Well... they haven't been tested in Tesla coils... There have been some very
impressive triggered gaps run at pretty high rep rates in other
applications...  I've seen references to tens of kW in a triggered blast