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Re: [usa-tesla] superconducting.

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  • Jim Farrer
    See my comment after === . Jim Farrer ... === I don t believe I wrote the above. I believe the email program has screwed up again. Jim Farrer (VERY small
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 4, 2000
      See my comment after ===>>. Jim Farrer

      herzog wrote:
      >
      > quote:
      > > Well, the historic buzz is that the voltage drop is all near the ends,
      > > and hence superconducting in between. Suddenly it makes intuitive
      > > sense in that arcs don't stay at the shortest path, but like a Jacobs
      > > ladder , follow the winds like a s ailor. or even jagged stuff as an
      > > alternate path seems even easier.
      > > > From: Jim Farrer <jfarrer@...>
      > > > Subject: Re: arc's voltage drops.
      ===>> I don't believe I wrote the above. I believe the email program
      has screwed up again. Jim Farrer (VERY small point)
      > > >
      > <SNIP>
      >
      > Note: An arc is NOT superconducting, but it does have a negative
      > resistance characteristic - the greater the current, the lower the
      > voltage drop across the arc.
      >
      > -- Bert --
      > ===================
      > Yes, but the negative resistance is not the phenomena I was encouraging more
      > knowledge about. The super conduction term is one that people seem to use to
      > talk of really low resistances . I don't think there is a real standard for
      > it's meaning. I have it applied to the middle lengths of arcs, and have
      > wondered how low it is, and how much of it applies to lightning strikes,
      > scaled up, or down.
      > -- -- --
      > Will Herzog; Rochester NY; K 2 L B
      >
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