Accession Number:

AD1104304

Title:

A High-Voltage Capacitor Bank Design with a Built-in Spark Gap Switch

Descriptive Note:

Technical Report,01 Feb 2020,03 Jul 2020

Corporate Author:

CCDC Army Research Laboratory Aberdeen Proving Ground United States

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2020-07-14

Pagination or Media Count:

41.0

Abstract:

A 20-kV, 38-kJ capacitor bank with a built-in spark gap switch was designed, built, and tested. Currents in excess of 400 kA were achieved. The motivation for the design, the details of the design, and the results of testing are described.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE