Glossary of Tesla Coiling Terms
Bangs Per Second, the amount of
times the primary capacitor is discharged through the primary per
An SSTC whare the primary is tuned
to resonance with a series capacitor
Effective Series Resistance, The
amount of resistance a Capacitor introduces into a circuit.
Insulated Gate Bi-polar
Multi Manufactured Capacitor, A
capacitor made from many smaller Manufactured (off the shelf)
Metal Oxide Silicon Field Effect
Oil Burner Ignition Transformer,
used for igniting oil in boilers.
Off Line Tesla Coil, A tesla coil that works directly from the mains supply
Richie Quick Gap, Usually multiple
lengths of copper tubing in series making a multi gapped spark gap.
Three Letter Abbreviation