Abstract

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.

Department(s)

Mining and Nuclear Engineering

Keywords and Phrases

Discharges (Electric); Pulsed Power Supplies

Library of Congress Subject Headings

Pulse generators

Document Type

Article - Journal

Document Version

Final Version

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2009 American Institute of Physics (AIP), All rights reserved.

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