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

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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