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RE: RE: [TCML] very good simulation for peak currents

Thank you, that's right.  I had the optical phenomenon on my mind.

Regards, Gary Lau

> -----Original Message-----
> From: tesla-bounces@xxxxxxxxxx [mailto:tesla-bounces@xxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Antonio Carlos M. de Queiroz
> Sent: Friday, February 06, 2009 9:00 AM
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> Subject: Re: RE: [TCML] very good simulation for peak currents
> Lau, Gary wrote:
> > It's true that the energy in a Tesla coil bounces back and forth between the
> > primary and secondary, but this is not due to reflections; it's just simple inductive
> > coupling of double-resonant circuits.  There is no constructive/destructive
> > interference, I'm not even sure that concept applies to coils?  My limited exposure
> > to that topic involved light, not LF waveforms.
> Assuming two ideal LC circuits with coupling, the waveforms at both
> primary and secondary circuits are sums of two sinusoids with different
> frequencies, and so the observed beats can be interpreted as destructive
> and constructive interference between them.
> I have several Tesla coil simulators here:
> http://www.coe.ufrj.br/~acmq/programs
> Antonio Carlos M. de Queiroz

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