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Low-power experiments with a DRSSTC

Original poster: acmq@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

I have made some experiments to verify if my ideas about how to design a
DRSSTC work as expected. A programmable signal generator makes an adequate
driver for low-power excitation:
The design procedure is described here:
It's interesting to observe that the same elements used for a regular Tesla
coil work almost exactly for a DRSSTC. Only a small tuning adjustment is
required, and losses and detuning affect both systems in similar ways.
It remains to be verified how this works in producing sparks. If
the Tesla coil works, and the waveforms are almost identical, the same
results are expected.
Note that I used sinusoidal input. Square wave input doesn't change
much the waveforms.

Antonio Carlos M. de Queiroz