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Title: High voltage photoconductive switch package

Abstract

A photoconductive switch having a wide bandgap material substrate between opposing electrodes, and a doped dielectric filler that is in contact with both the electrodes and the substrate at the triple point. The dielectric filler material is doped with a conductive material to make it partially or completely conducting, to minimize the field enhancement near the triple point both when the substrate is not conducting in the "off" state and when the substrate is rendered conducting by radiation in the "on" state.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1333220
Patent Number(s):
9,500,773
Application Number:
13/913,319
Assignee:
Lawrence Livermore National Security, LLC (Livermore, CA
DOE Contract Number:  
AC52-07NA27344
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2013 Jun 07
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE; 42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Caporaso, George J. High voltage photoconductive switch package. United States: N. p., 2016. Web.
Caporaso, George J. High voltage photoconductive switch package. United States.
Caporaso, George J. Tue . "High voltage photoconductive switch package". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1333220.
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