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Modern Pulsed Power: Charlie Martin and Beyond
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In this introduction to the Special Issue on pulsed power and its applications, background information is provided for the nonspecialist to better understand the many challenges in designing pulsED power systems, and the wide diversity of applications that are now emerging. Expand
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Finite rate chemistry and NO molefraction in non-premixed turbulent flames
Finite rate chemistry is investigated in turbulent N{sub 2}-diluted H{sub 2} diffusion flames by means of laser spectroscopic methods and a numerical model of combustion. The major species occurringExpand
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Window breakdown caused by high-power microwaves
Physical mechanisms leading to microwave breakdown on windows are investigated for power levels on the order of 100 MW at 2.85 GHz. The test stand uses a 3-MW magnetron coupled to an S-band travelingExpand
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High Power Lateral Silicon Carbide Photoconductive Semiconductor Switches and Investigation of Degradation Mechanisms
Several generations of high power, lateral, linear mode, intrinsically triggered 4H-SiC photoconductive semiconductor switch designs and their performance are presented. These switches wereExpand
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All solid-state high power microwave source with high repetition frequency.
An all solid-state, megawatt-class high power microwave system featuring a silicon carbide (SiC) photoconductive semiconductor switch (PCSS) and a ferrimagnetic-based, coaxial nonlinear transmissionExpand
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Magnetic flux compression Generators
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This paper will review the advances and state of the art of primarily helical magnetic flux compression generators mainly developed as pulsed power sources and will offer new insights gained as a result of a recently completed five-year AFOSR/DoD Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative program that studied the basic physics and engineering aspects of helical flux compression generator. Expand
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Energy Deposition and Electromagnetic Compatibility Assessment of Electroexplosive Devices
This paper assesses the critical activation energy required to set off electroexplosive devices (EED) at constant joule heating and rates of joule heating. Safe operation and use of these devices areExpand
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1 kHz rep-rate operation of a spark-gap switched gyromagnetic nonlinear transmission line array
This paper details the design, fabrication and performance of a coaxial ferrimagnetic nonlinear transmission line (NLTL), four element array, high power microwave (HPM) system operated at a 1 kHzExpand
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Design and optimization of a compact, repetitive, high-power microwave system
The electrical characteristics and design features of a low inductance, compact, 500 kV, 500 J, 10 Hz repetition rate Marx generator for driving an high-power microwave (HPM) source are discussed.Expand
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High Power Microwave Surface Flashover of a Gas-Dielectric Interface at 90 to 760 Torr
The major limiting factor in the transmission of HPM has been the interface between dielectric-vacuum or even more severely between dielectric-air if HPM is to be radiated into the atmosphere.Expand
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