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Re: uses for a Tesla Coil?
Original poster: "davep by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <davep-at-quik-dot-com>
"Ben McMillen by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> I would go with the originally intended use (wireless
> power transmission) .. and possibly a demonstration (I
> believe this is called the quarter wave test... a plate is
> used to 'recieve' power from the coil.. correct me if I'm
> wrong.. ;) )
> I also remember hearing that it was used as a power source
> for particle accelerators..
It was experimented with in the 30's. Not clear if
they were much used (are much used) in modern