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Title: Hermes-III positive polarity experiment

Abstract

Hermes-III is a 22-MV, 730-kA, 40-ns electron beam linear induction accelerator with a magnetically insulated transmission line (MITL) adder used to produce bremsstrahlung radiation. Hermes-III has been operated in a reverse polarity mode to study possible applications of the Hermes-III technology to Sandia National Laboratories' Inertial Confinement Fusion Program. To accomplish the polarity reversal, the twenty induction cavities were rotated and the MITL was reinserted in the cavities. The Marx generators and the pulse forming networks were operated in negative polarity as before. The accelerator was operated at three levels: 50%, 80%, and 95% of full voltage and with two diode configurations. Data is presented on the operation of the positive polarity MITL adder, on the effects on the cavities, and on the operation of a pinched-beam, ion diode. 9 refs., 8 figs., 1 tab.

Authors:
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Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Sandia National Lab. (SNL-NM), Albuquerque, NM (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
6105215
Report Number(s):
SAND-89-0071C; CONF-890665-12
ON: DE89013153
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 7. Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers pulsed power conference, Monterey, CA, USA, 12 Jun 1989; Other Information: Portions of this document are illegible in microfiche products
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; 70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; ELECTRON BEAM FUSION ACCELERATOR; ION BEAMS; PRODUCTION; BREMSSTRAHLUNG; ELECTRON BEAMS; INDUCTION; LINEAR ACCELERATORS; MARX GENERATORS; PULSE TECHNIQUES; ACCELERATORS; BEAMS; ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION; ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT; EQUIPMENT; LEPTON BEAMS; PARTICLE BEAM FUSION ACCELERATOR; PARTICLE BEAMS; POWER SUPPLIES; RADIATIONS; 430000* - Particle Accelerators; 700208 - Fusion Power Plant Technology- Inertial Confinement Technology

Citation Formats

Johnson, D. L., Alexander, J. A., Ramirez, J. J., Corley, J. P., Denison, G. J., Poukey, J. W., Lockner, T. R., Rosenthal, S. E., and Ruiz, C. Hermes-III positive polarity experiment. United States: N. p., 1989. Web. doi:10.1109/PPC.1989.767416.
Johnson, D. L., Alexander, J. A., Ramirez, J. J., Corley, J. P., Denison, G. J., Poukey, J. W., Lockner, T. R., Rosenthal, S. E., & Ruiz, C. Hermes-III positive polarity experiment. United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/PPC.1989.767416
Johnson, D. L., Alexander, J. A., Ramirez, J. J., Corley, J. P., Denison, G. J., Poukey, J. W., Lockner, T. R., Rosenthal, S. E., and Ruiz, C. Sun . "Hermes-III positive polarity experiment". United States. https://doi.org/10.1109/PPC.1989.767416. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/6105215.
@article{osti_6105215,
title = {Hermes-III positive polarity experiment},
author = {Johnson, D. L. and Alexander, J. A. and Ramirez, J. J. and Corley, J. P. and Denison, G. J. and Poukey, J. W. and Lockner, T. R. and Rosenthal, S. E. and Ruiz, C.},
abstractNote = {Hermes-III is a 22-MV, 730-kA, 40-ns electron beam linear induction accelerator with a magnetically insulated transmission line (MITL) adder used to produce bremsstrahlung radiation. Hermes-III has been operated in a reverse polarity mode to study possible applications of the Hermes-III technology to Sandia National Laboratories' Inertial Confinement Fusion Program. To accomplish the polarity reversal, the twenty induction cavities were rotated and the MITL was reinserted in the cavities. The Marx generators and the pulse forming networks were operated in negative polarity as before. The accelerator was operated at three levels: 50%, 80%, and 95% of full voltage and with two diode configurations. Data is presented on the operation of the positive polarity MITL adder, on the effects on the cavities, and on the operation of a pinched-beam, ion diode. 9 refs., 8 figs., 1 tab.},
doi = {10.1109/PPC.1989.767416},
url = {https://www.osti.gov/biblio/6105215}, journal = {},
number = ,
volume = ,
place = {United States},
year = {1989},
month = {1}
}

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