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Re: Distilled water as a dielectric?
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- Date: Tue, 31 May 2005 16:00:59 -0600
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Original poster: Jerry Chamkis <jchamkis@xxxxxxx>
As an aside (but not offered as a practical solution) Tesla patented an Ice
Capacitor. If my faded memory serves, it had a surprisingly high dielectric
constant- as in the 3 - 4 range??
Should be good for SOME kind of mischief!
On Tuesday 31 May 2005 10:10 am, Tesla list wrote:
> Original poster: "Lau, Gary" <gary.lau@xxxxxx>
> Hi Greg:
> There's a reason one can't find distilled water caps in parts
> catalogs. They require water purity way beyond what is normally
> achievable, and even then, their use is limited to very narrow duty cycles
> and pulse widths. They won't work in our application - sorry.