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Re: Corona breakout voltages?
Original poster: "davep by way of Terry Fritz <twftesla-at-qwest-dot-net>" <davep-at-quik-dot-com>
>> Does frequency effect this relationship?
Yes. At least according to Peek.
(older data, but carefully done.)
> There is this well known formula for corona of 3MV per
> meter of radius. If I have a 1 meter radius sphere, I
> can put 3,000,000 volts on it before corona breaks out.
> Is that a _complete_ formula, or one that has
Commonly, formulas get oversimplified for
publication: they may apply nicely across a
portion of the range, less well across smaller
(larger) radii and voltages. What Peek derives is
a deal more complex....
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