From: Robert W. Stephens [SMTP:rwstephens-at-headwaters-dot-com]
Sent: Thursday, January 22, 1998 8:58 PM
To: Tesla List
Subject: Voltage/Length (fwd)
John Couture wrote:
> However, if a voltage divider is connected to the sec terminal, a voltage
> can be obtained. My guess is that a coil with a 60 inch spark at no load
> would give a voltage of about 300 KV with the proper divider. This could
> vary considerably depending on the total impedance of the divider.
> We will all be looking foward for your report of the results of your HV
> capacitive divider column.
> John Couture
Then we seem to agree that this one cannot be nailed down just yet.
I will be pleased to share my experiences with my divider column once
built. I have the vacuum capacitors (60 units), the large steel tripod base is
built, and the 10 aluminum shield rings have been obtained. All I need is some
time. Hopefully by next summer?
Robert W. Stephens
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