55-TW magnetically insulated transmission-line system: Design, simulations, and performance

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W. A. Stygar ; P. A. Corcoran ; H. C. Ives ; R. B. Spielman ; J. W. Douglas ; B. A. Whitney ; M. A. Mostrom ; T. C. Wagoner ; C. S. Speas ; T. L. Gilliland ; G. A. Allshouse ; R. E. Clark ; G. L. Donovan ; T. P. Hughes ; D. R. Humphreys ; D. M. Jaramillo ; M. F. Johnson ; J. W. Kellogg ; R. J. Leeper ; F. W. Long ; T. H. Martin ; T. D. Mulville ; M. D. Pelock ; B. P. Peyton ; J. W. Poukey ; J. J. Ramirez ; P. G. Reynolds ; J. F. Seamen ; D. B. Seidel ; A. P. Seth ... view all 35 authors (2009)
  • Publisher: American Physical Society
  • Journal: Physical Review Special Topics. Accelerators and Beams (issn: 1098-4402)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1103/PhysRevSTAB.12.120401
  • Subject: Nuclear and particle physics. Atomic energy. Radioactivity | QC770-798

We describe herein a system of self-magnetically insulated vacuum transmission lines (MITLs) that operated successfully at 20 MA, 3 MV, and 55 TW. The system delivered the electromagnetic-power pulse generated by the Z accelerator to a physics-package load on over 1700 ... View more
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