Accession Number:

ADA106233

Title:

The DQ Switch Operation at 4 Million Volts and 800 Kiloamperes.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 1 Apr-1 Dec 79,

Corporate Author:

PULSAR ASSOCIATES INC LA JOLLA CALIF

Report Date:

1979-12-01

Pagination or Media Count:

72.0

Abstract:

This report describes the progress to date with high voltage gas switching using the DQ switch developed by Pulsar Associates, Incorporated. Self-breaking operation has been achieved at 4 million volts and 800 kiloamperes. Triggered operation has been achieved at 2 million volts. The control of insulator tracks is described, along with the engineering of the switch. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE