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High Power, Sub-Nanosecond Rising Waveforms Created by the Stacked Blumlein Pulsers

  • Farzin Davanloo
  • Dan L. Borovina
  • Johnelle L. Korioth
  • Raymond K. Krause
  • Carl B. Collins
  • Forrest J. Agee
  • Jon P. Hull
  • Jon S. H. Schoenberg
  • Lawrence E. Kingsley

Abstract

The opportunity to develop a light, portable source of High Power Microwaves (HPM) is very clear. Advances in stacked Blumlein technology for voltage multiplication, together with the availability of fast photoconductive switches for commutation, would seem to make it unnecessary to continue to rely upon specialized vacuum or plasma tubes for HPM devices in some applications. At the 100 MW level of power, broad-band sources operating at kilo-Hertz repetition rates can be conceived which simply match compact pulse power devices to the radiation impedance of free space.

Keywords

Fall Time Master Oscillator High Power Microwave Pulse Power Supply Capacitive Probe 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Farzin Davanloo
    • 1
  • Dan L. Borovina
    • 1
  • Johnelle L. Korioth
    • 1
  • Raymond K. Krause
    • 1
  • Carl B. Collins
    • 1
  • Forrest J. Agee
    • 2
  • Jon P. Hull
    • 2
  • Jon S. H. Schoenberg
    • 2
  • Lawrence E. Kingsley
    • 3
  1. 1.Center for Quantum ElectronicsUniversity of Texas at DallasRichardsonUSA
  2. 2.U.S. Air Force Phillips Laboratory, WSRKirtland AFBUSA
  3. 3.U.S. Army CECOM, S&TCDFort MonmouthUSA

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