Title

Gas Breakdown Initiation in Explosive-Driven Pulsed Power Systems: Phenomenon and Possible Mechanisms

Abstract

In this paper, we present a brief review of current studies of the electric-field-free gas breakdown phenomenon along with new experimental data. Possible mechanisms for this phenomenon in explosively driven generators are proposed. © 2012 IEEE.

Department(s)

Mining and Nuclear Engineering

Sponsor(s)

IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society

Keywords and Phrases

Electric Breakdown; Explosion; Explosive Pulsed Power

Document Type

Article - Journal

Document Version

Citation

File Type

text

Language(s)

English

Rights

© 2012 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), All rights reserved.

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