Linear transformer driver with a 750-kA current and a 400-ns current risetime

A. A. Kim, B. M. Kovalchuk, E. V. Kumpyak, N. V. Tsoy

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    Abstract

    The paper describes the design and reports the results of tests of a linear transformer driver with the following parameters: stored energy 14 kJ, output voltage 90 kV, current amplitude in the secondary winding 750 kA, and current risetime to its peak ∼430 ns. The driver can be employed as the main generator unit powering a load of the Z-pinch type as well as in high-current charged-particle accelerators.

    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)985-989
    Number of pages5
    JournalRussian Physics Journal
    Volume42
    Issue number12
    Publication statusPublished - 1999

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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