Accession Number:

ADA276987

Title:

Workshop on Commercialization of Pulsed Power Science and Technology Proceedings Held in San Francisco, California on August 18 - 20, 1993

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

OFFICE OF NAVAL RESEARCH ARLINGTON VA

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1993-08-20

Pagination or Media Count:

160.0

Abstract:

The new international environment has opened opportunities for pulsed power research that were not possible a few years ago. Pulsed power technology developed with Department of Defense support was primarily directed towards Department of Defense goals -- perhaps more so than other areas of critical technology. There are, however, many significant applications for pulsed power in the commercial sector. The ability to tailor power pulse shapes and sequences and efficiently deliver energy in a pulsed, rather than DC or traditional AC mode, opens new horizons for commercial applications of lasers, accelerators, in medicine and pollution control, advanced motor control, and many other areas. There will be many applications for efficient, long-lived, reliable pulsed power that can be matched to applications requiring specialized voltage and current. The 1993 Workshop on Commercialization of Pulsed Power Science and Technology brought together experts in the full range of problems facing technology transfer to discuss the issues facing commercialization and marketing. Those involved represented in addition to pulsed power expertise, experience in licensing, development, product engineering and marketing of new technology. The Workshop Proceedings provides a summary of discussion and expertise in all these areas.

Subject Categories:

  • Information Science
  • Economics and Cost Analysis
  • Electric Power Production and Distribution

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE