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Re: Aussie question: Toroid as a shorted turn
Original poster: "Malcolm Watts by way of Terry Fritz <teslalist-at-qwest-dot-net>" <m.j.watts-at-massey.ac.nz>
On 5 Feb 2003, at 7:57, Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Peter Terren by way of Terry Fritz
> Dear Chip
> No-one took me up on the question of the toroid as a shorted turn. I'm sure
> that this shapes the E field and I suspect it flattens it a lot at the top
> of the secondary possible explaining the predominantly horizontal
> streamers. I'm not sure that the Etesla6 pics (on another thread) takes
> this into account.
> I hope to split my toroid duct tubing to unshort the turn for comparison.
> Has anyone else done this?
I've done it and I think Greg Leyh has as well. I noticed no
operational difference and the impact on tuning was slight (less than
2% of Fr).