Open Resonator (was Flybacks)
From: Malcolm Watts[SMTP:MALCOLM-at-directorate.wnp.ac.nz]
Sent: Sunday, September 21, 1997 7:38 PM
Subject: Open Resonator (was Flybacks)
> From: DamDeName-at-aol-dot-com[SMTP:DamDeName-at-aol-dot-com]
> Sent: Thursday, September 18, 1997 2:11 PM
> To: tesla-at-pupman-dot-com
> Subject: Re: Flybacks (was To Kevin)
> In a message dated 97-09-18 01:30:56 EDT, you write:
> << My hat off to Dr Tesla although I must point out that induction coils
> were around before he was born. Of course, omit the diode and the
> "flyback" is simply an induction coil. IMHO, the open resonator, the
> coupled tuned circuits concept and the grounded quarterwave concept
> were his major gifts to the RF community. Would this combination be
> something of a definition one could hang the "Tesla Coil" label on?
> It does leave out the 1/2 wave system unfortunately. >>
> Hi all
> I'm a bit curious as to Tesla's work re: "open resonator" ----
> is this not an "Oudin Resonator" ??
I did mean open (as opposed to a Tx line in a can).