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by DaveC
Wed Apr 02, 2003 8:17 am
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Full wave Cockcroft Walton Voltage Multiplier w/experiments
Replies: 15
Views: 7661

Re: Full wave Cockcroft Walton Voltage Multiplier w/experiments

... is the low output capacitance. Since you need some indication of output voltage, a high resistance divider is in order, which coincidentally will ... portion of you hard won diodes or caps.<br/> <br/> Caution both from safety and performance is necessary.<br/> <br/> Dave Cooper</t>
by 3l
Tue Apr 01, 2003 10:03 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Full wave Cockcroft Walton Voltage Multiplier w/experiments
Replies: 15
Views: 7661

Re: Full wave Cockcroft Walton Voltage Multiplier w/experiments

... contractors like that!<br/> Yes more morbid facts from the military x files. People have actually died from this simple fact. You must use hv safety mat to prevent discharges to your person. They don't deform like tennis shoes. <br/> If you are going to play stay away when it runs.<br/> Then ...
by DaveC
Tue Mar 18, 2003 10:22 am
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: cockcroft walton supply?
Replies: 8
Views: 4105

Re: cockcroft walton supply?

... of reasons - to keep capacitors to reasonable levels, to minimize voltage regulation and ripple, and to minimize the stored energy at HV. The latter is for personnel safety. <br/> <br/> Ceramic HV caps up to 15 kV and 2 nF, are relatively inexpensive. ...
by DaveC
Tue Feb 25, 2003 6:52 am
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: Mot bank limit
Replies: 3
Views: 2570

Re: Mot bank limit

... transformer. If this is done, other than for the inefficiency and safety issues, you have no limit as to how many can be cascaded.... BUT.... ... first one, has to be floated above ground by the progressively higher voltage of the transformer(s) below. <br/> <br/> Practically speaking rarely ...
by 3l
Tue Feb 18, 2003 4:41 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: Demo Linac Collider Fusor
Replies: 0
Views: 2020

Demo Linac Collider Fusor

... warning signs with a flashing warning light are necessary.<br/> High voltage safety will be stringent due to the extra high potentials involved.<br/> The radiation is short ...
by 3l
Mon Feb 17, 2003 5:53 pm
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: DC Linac 1 power supply
Replies: 5
Views: 4230

Re: DC Linac 1 power supply> insulators and structure

<t>under construction<br/> Insulators at these voltages don't exist in the Amateur price range...Aw don't look like that!<br/> ... voltage verse insulator length for alumina<br/> <br/> KV > Insulator length + Safety margin = Final length<br/> <br/> 15 > .5” + 2” = 2.5”<br/> <br/> 30 > .85” ...
by 3l
Sun Feb 16, 2003 8:12 pm
Forum: Fusor and/or General Fusion Theory (& FAQs)
Topic: How to settle this P-B11 once and for all
Replies: 0
Views: 2036

How to settle this P-B11 once and for all

... warning signs with a flashing warning light are necessary.<br/> High voltage safety will be stringent due to the extra high potentials involved.<br/> The radiation is short ...
by 3l
Sat Feb 15, 2003 10:24 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: DC linac #1 My first linac
Replies: 8
Views: 3380

DC linac #1 My first linac

... warning signs with a flashing warning light are necessary.<br/> High voltage safety will be stringent due to the extra high potentials involved.<br/> The radiation is short ...
by DaveC
Sat Feb 15, 2003 7:41 am
Forum: High Voltage - Fusor Input Power (& FAQs)
Topic: High frequency high voltage generation
Replies: 10
Views: 5264

Re: High frequency high voltage generation

... DC, and a LINAC is the end result, why not build a horizontal 1/2 wave voltage multiplier connecting each stage to an accelerator dirft tube. If ... a yard long. The voltage is less of an issue, I think , than the basic safety here.<br/> <br/> Dave Cooper</t>
by 3l
Sun Feb 09, 2003 6:52 pm
Forum: Fusor Construction & Operation (& FAQs)
Topic: A working home built linac
Replies: 5
Views: 3944

A working home built linac

... warning signs with a flashing warning light are necessary.<br/> High voltage safety will be stringent due to the extra high potentials involved.<br/> The radiation is short ...