Generator powered plasma focus

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An earlier set of experiments will be described briefly, in which plate flux compression generators were used to power a Plasma Focus. Currents, voltages and 'rundown times' obtained in these experiments are shown to agree well with a simple model. This same model is then used to show how dramatic operational improvements could be obtained with use of an appropriate fuse, provided the model remained valid.

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Fowler, C. M. January 1, 2002.

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An earlier set of experiments will be described briefly, in which plate flux compression generators were used to power a Plasma Focus. Currents, voltages and 'rundown times' obtained in these experiments are shown to agree well with a simple model. This same model is then used to show how dramatic operational improvements could be obtained with use of an appropriate fuse, provided the model remained valid.

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  • Submitted to: ISPP 2002 conference on pulsed power and plasma science

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  • Report No.: LA-UR-02-5671
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  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 976331
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc926863

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  • January 1, 2002

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Fowler, C. M. Generator powered plasma focus, article, January 1, 2002; United States. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc926863/: accessed September 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.