Prebreakdown Currents in a Sealed-off Two-Section Cold-Cathode Thyratron and Methods for Increasing the Breakdown Voltage

N. V. Landl, Yu D. Korolev, V. G. Geyman, O. B. Frants, G. A. Argunov

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    The data on the measured static breakdown voltages and pre-breakdown currents flowing in the main gap of a two-section, sealed-off thyratron with a cold-cathode TPI1-10k/50 are presented. It is shown that pre-breakdown current in the lower section appears at lower voltages than in the upper section. A few methods are proposed for increasing the thyratron breakdown voltage via re-distribution of the voltage between the sections using capacitive and resistive voltage dividers. It is demonstrated that either the self-capacitance of one of the sections or the resistance due to the pre-breakdown current flow could serve as one of the arms of the divider.

    Язык оригиналаАнглийский
    Страницы (с-по)1269-1276
    Число страниц8
    ЖурналRussian Physics Journal
    Том60
    Номер выпуска8
    DOI
    СостояниеОпубликовано - 1 дек 2017

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Physics and Astronomy(all)

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