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Re: [TCML] energy storage caps
In a message dated 2/24/09 11:02:19 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
>I need 10 - 20 kV range and approx 50 to 75 uFD value. I have some nice
>uF at 100 kV but that would probably put the soda can in orbit.
>I need a smaller value in the range 3-5 kJoules.
I know you know that 50uF @ 10kV is 2.5kJ, but 75uF @ 20kV is 15kJ? A
bit outside your range, and twice the 7.5kJ of your 1.5uF @ 100kV?
Granted, the 10-20kV will be *much* easier to work with and more
Just guessing that you're building in some design margins as usual. :)
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