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RE: vacuum tube construction. (fwd)
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Date: Thu, 23 Aug 2007 11:23:13 -0500
From: David Thomson <dwt@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: 'Tesla list' <tesla@xxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: RE: vacuum tube construction. (fwd)
> A pair of rare earth button magnets will be placed on
> either side of the SG to rapidly extinguish the arc.
My experience is that magnetic quenching is far inferior to a
multiple static gap if you need quick rise times. An air cooled
multiple gap or rotary gap is the way to go. Magnetic quenching
works best when the oscillation is a near perfect sine wave,
rather than a damped wave.
David W. Thomson
Quantum AetherDynamics Institute