Re: The Next Coil (microsecond current)
Sent: Wednesday, July 30, 1997 3:15 AM
Subject: Re: The Next Coil (microsecond current)
In a message dated 97-07-30 07:23:24 EDT, you write:
>< Csec and Ctop are equivalent insofar as they both affect the resonant freq
> of the secondary coil. However Csec, which is distributed along the
> is isolated from the arc departure point by the inductance of the
> Therefore, only Ctop can provide the microsecond timescale current surges
>needed for healthy streamer advancement.
> So to answer your question, Csec and Ctop are equivalent as far as PSPICE
> is concerned, but I believe that they are distinct entities when it comes
> to streamer dynamics.
> -GL >>
Thanks, I suspected as much...wanted to make sure. Robert Stevens
posted a nice post which supports what you're saying. Good luck with
your (super-mega) project!