Basic e'poration advice
Dr. Duncan Clark
Duncan at nospam.demon.co.uk
Tue Feb 29 06:09:04 EST 2000
In article <280220001853307718%jpcd100 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk>, John Dixon
<jpcd100 at mole.bio.cam.ac.uk> writes
>Should I be altering something to get that time constant up? - sorry in advance
>if it's obvious like halving/doubling something but my recollection of the
>equations that govern electricity has evaporated long ago!
To increase the time constant from 2.5 to 5msec then increase either the
capacitance or resistance by a factor of 2. What you are measuring is
the half life of the voltage decay. Increasing capacitance or resistance
slows down the decay thereby so increasing the time constant.
The problem with being on the cutting edge is that you occasionally get
sliced from time to time....
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