Plasma Deflection Interrupter for Pulsed Power Applications
AbstractA plasma-based opening switch, capable of handling kiloampere currents at kilovolt potentials on the microsecond timescale, is described and characterized. The principle of operation is the deflection of a laser-induced arc by an external magnetic field to a shunt circuit path. A first-order model of operation is introduced. Finally, the merits of the device, particularly when applied to high-repetition-rate dense plasma focus (DPF) systems, are discussed. View Full-Text
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Majernik, N.; Lynn, W.; Sakai, Y.; Rosenzweig, J. Plasma Deflection Interrupter for Pulsed Power Applications. Instruments 2018, 2, 14.
Majernik N, Lynn W, Sakai Y, Rosenzweig J. Plasma Deflection Interrupter for Pulsed Power Applications. Instruments. 2018; 2(3):14.Chicago/Turabian Style
Majernik, Nathan; Lynn, Walter; Sakai, Yusuke; Rosenzweig, James. 2018. "Plasma Deflection Interrupter for Pulsed Power Applications." Instruments 2, no. 3: 14.
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