Accession Number : ADA143233


Title :   Plasma Switch Development.


Descriptive Note : Final rept. 26 Feb 82-25 Feb 84,


Corporate Author : JAYCOR ALEXANDRIA VA


Personal Author(s) : Commisso,R J


Full Text : https://apps.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltext/u2/a143233.pdf


Report Date : 08 Jun 1984


Pagination or Media Count : 184


Abstract : The work relates to two opening switch concepts that may be applied to inductive store/pulse compression techniques for various pulsed power applications. The opening switch concepts that are the subject of this final report are the electron-beam controlled switch and the plasma dynamic switch.


Descriptors :   *ELECTRON BEAMS , *PULSE COMPRESSION , GAS DISCHARGES , PLASMA DEVICES , ENERGY STORAGE , ELECTRIC PROPULSION , INDUCTION SYSTEMS


Subject Categories : Particle Accelerators
      Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics
      Electric and Ion Propulsion


Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE