Re: Magnetic quenching
From: Jason Judd[SMTP:Jason.Judd-at-anu.edu.au]
Sent: Thursday, September 18, 1997 6:43 PM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Re: Magnetic quenching
> .> Ferrite is a bit too weak and alnico a bit too expensive for
> > really large and effective magnetic quench gaps system for a giant
> > Richard Hull, TCBOR
> What about an electromagnet, Hmmmm?
> Daniel Hess
A friend of mine had the idea to put a turn of the primary around the spark
gap so as the spark gap breaks down the magnetic field created would help
quench the gap. I haven't heard of anyone trying this yet though.