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Title: Power supply

An electric power supply employs a striking means to initiate ferroelectric elements which provide electrical energy output which subsequently initiates an explosive charge which initiates a second ferroelectric current generator to deliver current to the coil of a magnetic field current generator, creating a magnetic field around the coil. Continued detonation effects compression of the magnetic field and subsequent generation and delivery of a large output current to appropriate output loads.
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  1. (Albuquerque, NM)
  2. (Amarillo, TX)
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Report Number(s):
US 3985078
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Research Org:
Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), Albuquerque, NM, and Livermore, CA
Country of Publication:
United States
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