Ultracompact explosive-driven shock wave ferroelectric generators (FEGs) were used as autonomous primary power sources for charging capacitor banks of different capacitance. The FEGs utilized longitudinal (when the shock wave propagates along the polarization vector P) shock wave depolarization of Pb(Zr52Ti48)O3 (PZT) polycrystalline ferroelectric ceramic. PZT disks having diameters ranging from 25 to 27 mm and three different thicknesses: 0.65, 2.1, and 5.1 mm. It was experimentally shown that during the charging process the FEGs were capable of producing pulsed power with peak amplitudes up to 0.3 MW. Results for charging voltage, electric charge transfer and energy transfer from the FEGs to the capacitor banks of capacitances CL = 2.25, 4.5, 9.0, 18.0, and 36.0 nF are presented. Analysis of the experimental data shows that the maximum energy transfer from the FEG to the capacitor bank differs for each type of ferroelectric energy-carrying element, and is dependent upon the capacitance of the capacitor banks.
S. I. Shkuratov et al., "Pulse Charging of Capacitor Bank by Explosive-Driven Shock Wave Ferroelectric Generator," Proceedings of the International Conference Megagauss Magnetic Field Generation and Related Topics (2006, Herlany), pp. 325-330, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jan 2006.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/MEGAGUSS.2006.4530696
International Conference Megagauss Magnetic Field Generation and Related Topics (2006: Nov. 5-10, Herlany)
Mining and Nuclear Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Capacitor storage; Charge exchange; Ferroelectric ceramics; Ferroelectric devices; Shock waves
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