Accession Number:

ADA051358

Title:

Tests on a New Type of Mercury Switching Tube, Used at the Magnatron Corporation of America, San Diego, California,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

NAVY ELECTRONICS LAB SAN DIEGO CALIF

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1958-04-30

Pagination or Media Count:

7.0

Abstract:

Preliminary tests were made on an experimental type of mercury vapor switching tube in an attempt to determine if it would be suitable to switch the direct current of the submarine battery bank directly into a transducer load at rates compatible with those now in use in the Lorad program. It is reported that a commercial version of this tube will soon be available and be known as the TRIGNITRON.

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Acoustic Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE