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Title: Current adding transmission lines for compact MA-class linear transformer drivers

Abstract

Linear transformer drivers can be used as fast pulsed-power generators to produce and study matter under extreme conditions, with densities larger than 10 times that of solids. While its scientific investigations can start in a laboratory, it will eventually require a source of x rays that can be provided only by specialized light source facilities. When relocation becomes a necessity, a compact, modular design is clearly advantageous. This paper shows how nested transmission lines can reduce considerably the footprint of MA-class pulsed-power generators based on linear transformer driver technology.

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Research Org.:
Princeton Plasma Physics Lab. (PPPL), Princeton, NJ (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Science (SC), Fusion Energy Sciences (FES); Univ. of Rochester; National Science Foundation (NSF)
OSTI Identifier:
1607607
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1650722
Grant/Contract Number:  
SC0016252; AC02-09CH11466; PHY-1725178
Resource Type:
Published Article
Journal Name:
Physical Review Accelerators and Beams
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Name: Physical Review Accelerators and Beams Journal Volume: 23 Journal Issue: 3; Journal ID: ISSN 2469-9888
Publisher:
American Physical Society (APS)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS

Citation Formats

Gourdain, P. -A., Adams, M. B., Evans, M., Hasson, H. R., Shapovalov, R. V., Spielman, R. B., Young, J. R., and West-Abdallah, I. Current adding transmission lines for compact MA-class linear transformer drivers. United States: N. p., 2020. Web. doi:10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.23.030401.
Gourdain, P. -A., Adams, M. B., Evans, M., Hasson, H. R., Shapovalov, R. V., Spielman, R. B., Young, J. R., & West-Abdallah, I. Current adding transmission lines for compact MA-class linear transformer drivers. United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.23.030401
Gourdain, P. -A., Adams, M. B., Evans, M., Hasson, H. R., Shapovalov, R. V., Spielman, R. B., Young, J. R., and West-Abdallah, I. Mon . "Current adding transmission lines for compact MA-class linear transformer drivers". United States. doi:https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.23.030401.
@article{osti_1607607,
title = {Current adding transmission lines for compact MA-class linear transformer drivers},
author = {Gourdain, P. -A. and Adams, M. B. and Evans, M. and Hasson, H. R. and Shapovalov, R. V. and Spielman, R. B. and Young, J. R. and West-Abdallah, I.},
abstractNote = {Linear transformer drivers can be used as fast pulsed-power generators to produce and study matter under extreme conditions, with densities larger than 10 times that of solids. While its scientific investigations can start in a laboratory, it will eventually require a source of x rays that can be provided only by specialized light source facilities. When relocation becomes a necessity, a compact, modular design is clearly advantageous. This paper shows how nested transmission lines can reduce considerably the footprint of MA-class pulsed-power generators based on linear transformer driver technology.},
doi = {10.1103/PhysRevAccelBeams.23.030401},
journal = {Physical Review Accelerators and Beams},
number = 3,
volume = 23,
place = {United States},
year = {2020},
month = {3}
}

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