Accession Number:

ADA533875

Title:

Electric Discharge Caused by Expanding Armatures in Flux Compression Generators

Descriptive Note:

Journal article

Corporate Author:

LOKI INC ROLLA MO

Report Date:

2009-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

4.0

Abstract:

In this letter, we experimentally demonstrate that explosively driven expansion of metallic armature of the magnetic flux compression generator FCG plays a dominant role in the formation of plasma and electric discharge initiation inside the FCG.

Subject Categories:

  • Electricity and Magnetism

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE