[TCML] MAX SPARK FOR FIXED VOLTAGE
jimlux at earthlink.net
Wed Mar 11 18:05:47 MST 2009
Dex Dexter wrote:
> 1 MV single pulse with positive polarity can break 11 feet air gap.
> To accomplish that they used 100/1000 microseconds pulse.
> I think that giant DRSSTC with 1 MV can smash the gap 14 feet long in
> a 'single shot' applying optimum rate of HF envelope growth.
> BTW,Dr.Resonance is a very cool nick :)
Yep, and 5 MV can do over 100 meters..
It's very, very nonlinear (something that they discovered when doing the
first EHV power lines)
Note that those big sparks are usually from a Marx generator.
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