In this letter, we experimentally demonstrate that explosively driven expansion of metallic armature of the magnetic flux compression generator (FCG) plays a dominant role in the formation of plasma and electric discharge initiation inside the FCG.
S. I. Shkuratov et al., "Electric Discharge Caused by Expanding Armatures in Flux Compression Generators," Applied Physics Letters, American Institute of Physics (AIP), Apr 2009.
The definitive version is available at http://dx.doi.org/10.1063/1.3127525
Mining and Nuclear Engineering
Keywords and Phrases
Discharges (Electric); Pulsed Power Supplies
Library of Congress Subject Headings
Article - Journal
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