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Re: Wet Coils
Original poster: "Ed Phillips by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <evp-at-pacbell-dot-net>
Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Jim Lux by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>"
> LN2 is a pretty good insulator, and doesn't have much dipole moment, so I'd
> expect the dielectric constant to be pretty low (like oil?). The Q would be
> quite high, because at 77K, the resistance of the wire will be quite a bit
> lower than it is at 300K. Ballparking, a Q improvement of 4, maybe even
> Have at it...
Make that UNLOADED Q (no discharge), assuming all of the loss is due to