A high-power one-millisecond pulse-forming network by William George Walker

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A HIGH-POWER ONE-MILLISECOND PULSE -FORMING NETWORK by WILLIAM GEORGE WALKER S. B., United States Coast Guard Academy () SUBMITTED IN PARTIAL FULFILLMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE DEGREE OF MASTER OF SCIENCE at the MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY June, Library U- S.

Naval Postgraduate School Monterey. Enter the password to open this PDF file: Cancel OK. File name:. Pulsed-Power Systems describes the physical and technical foundations for the production and application of high-voltage pulses of very high-power and high-energy character. In the initial chapters, it addresses materials, components and the most common diagnostics.

In the second part, three categories of applications with scientific and industrial relevance are detailed: production of strong Cited by: The PFN is unique in that it produces a one-millisecond, high-power pulse and uses linear, ferrite-core inductors. It is designed to be space-flight worthy, reliable, efficient, and most important, the smallest and lightest weight unit that is compatible with the other pulse- generator : William George Walker.

Pulse and Digital Circuits Hardcover – January 1, by Herbert Taub Jacob Millman (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide 5/5(1). an pulse-forming network (PFN), have been developed in order to drive a high power magnetron.

The theoretical pulse-forming network design approach is based on the Guillemin network synthesis theory. The networks obtained using this approach were numerically simulated to supply 9kV and ns pulses at 2kHz of pulse recurrence frequency A high-power one-millisecond pulse-forming network book 31 Ω.

- Navy - high power one-millisecond pulse-forming network - WILLIAM GEORGE : - IEA - PLASMA WAVE REFLECTION IN SLOWLY VARYING MEDIA - : - NYU - Book - Guiding Centers - : - Romania - BeamPlasma Instabilies - : - ORNL - High Current DC Ion Beams - George A specific multi-stage two-node pulse forming network (PFN)-Marx topology circuit, which can produce high voltage quasi-square pulses, is investigated and designed in this paper.

waveforms recorded in the testing pulse forming network. Negative 27 kV charging voltage, 6 nF storage capacitance and Ω load resistance are the parameters in this testing circuit.

Figure (a) Schematic of t: he transient plasma generator circuit. The BLT is used as the switch of the PFN, and. A relatively simple, Q-switched and self-injected oscillator is described which employs a passive pulse forming network to produce single, one nanosecond duration laser pulses with nanosecond jitter times.

Peak powers of 50 MW were obtained from the Nd:YAG Cited by: 5. Designs for flashlamp pumped laser systems, including pulse-forming network (PFN) and energy storage unit (ESU) topologies, are discussed first.

Advanced laser drivers for diode pumped solid-state (DPSS) laser systems are then presented. design methods and calculations are given to ensure a safe, reliable, and efficient laser driver is chosen. A pulse‐forming network (PFN) capable of delivering a 19 kV pulse with a stability of %, during 20 μs, is presented.

The PFN consists of four parallel lines, each containing 19 cells of a. A compact module for long-pulse power generator, based on Blumlein pulse forming network (PFN), was designed.

Two Blumlein PFNs with L-type configuration and 20 Ω characteristic impedance were connected symmetrically to the primary coil of the linear transformer driver (LTD) and driven by an identical high voltage spark switch to ensure two Blumlein PFNs synchronizing operation.

A large CO 2 laser being developed at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory for fusion research requires a high‐voltage, high‐power pumping pulse of several microseconds duration. A pulse generator has been developed which provides a flat‐topped pulse of kA at kV into a matched impedance load, with a ‐μsec pulse duration.

The design is based on a combination of the Cited by: high power, low impedance pulse forming network is developed in this paper. A low impedance Blumlein PFN () with non-uniform lumped parameter was designed in [2], and the output pulse width is greater than s, providing a method to shorten the pulse ri sing edge and falling edge.

Research on high power PFN () with pulse width. Type B Pulse Forming Network. The circuit schematic for the Type B Pulse Forming Network is shown below. In this Type B PFN, each capacitance has an initial condition voltage of V. For our example simulation, we have selected a pulse width (T) of 10 m s and a load impedance (Z) of ohm.

A switch is closed at approximately time 0 and the. SPECIFYING A PULSE FORMING NETWORK. Output voltage and tolerance. Note that the output voltage is half the charge voltage on the capacitors in the Type-E network.

Characteristic impedance and tolerance. The standard value is 50 ± 5 ohms. If the load impedance is not to be matched to the network impedance, define both. Since we have designed, built and tested custom capacitor banks for a variety of applications in pulsed power and plasma physics.

We have built pulse forming networks, RLC circuits, and designed Marx banks, and Blumlein banks for high power applications for customers at National Laboratories, universities and also in the private sector.

* A survey of pulse forming line and pulse forming network techniques including detailed analysis of their performance. * A review of the many different types of pulsed transformer including transmission line transformers. * Coverage of a wide range of specialised pulse generating circuits used in 5/5(1).

In this paper, a high power solid-state pulse generator delivering a GW-level quasi-rectangle pulse is developed to investigate the electrical characteristics of the generator: 1) the system design is accomplished based on a reasonable setting of a power compression ratio combining semiconductor switches and magnetic switches and verified via Author: Jingming Gao, Song Li, Baoliang Qian, Jun Zhang, Jiande Zhang, Hanwu Yang.

A pulse forming network (PFN) is an electrical circuit or device that provides a high-power, short-duration pulse of electrical energy of the desired waveform. PFNs have applications in pulsed lasers, pulsed magnetic plasma confinement machines, high-powered microwave weapons, pulsed accelerators for flash x-ray and pulsed electron beam.

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© PULSE. A Discover Financial Services Company. A variable pulse length, high duty cycle Pulse Forming Network (PFN) is constructed by time sequentially, transforming and switching single sections of a Guilliman type B PFN element. This is a realizable approach because it is possible to accomplish a very efficient energy transfer between a type B PFN element and a non-linear magnetron type load.

Pulse forming network Posted By Radu Motisan on October 9, To use my Hydrogen Thyratron in a relaxation oscillator, I had to build a Pulse forming network, an array of capacitors and inductors that can store energy and discharge it via the thyratron tube working as a switch, in the load I choose: a tesla coil primary, a pulse tranformer.

A pulse-forming network (PFN) is an electric circuit that accumulates electrical energy over a comparatively long time, and then releases the stored energy in the form of a relatively square pulse of comparatively brief duration for various pulsed power applications.

In a PFN, energy storage components such as capacitors, inductors or transmission lines are charged by means of a high-voltage.

Radar Modulator. Radio frequency energy in radar is transmitted in short pulses with time durations that may vary from 1 to 50 microseconds or more.

In order to generate this short pulse of high power, a special modulator is required which generates a high voltage. Abstract: The commutation of energy from an inductive energy storage pulse forming network (PFN) to a load requires high power opening switches.

The problems associated with this are numerous as requirements reach far into the tens of kA and kV. This paper examines the relationship between standard storage topologies and their opening switches, and draws attention to the possible problems.

The performance of the pulse forming network is the heart of the modulator for radar or missile operation. Type "E" Pulse Forming Networks are the most commonly used for all types of radar applications.

By definitions, a type "E" network is defined as having equal capacitance per mesh and mutual inductance between adjacent coils. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has a unique background in the development and deployment of high energy density pulsed power and high power capacitors.

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