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Effect of cathode material on the opening performance of microsecond-conduction-time plasma opening switch

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5 Author(s)
Zhengzhong Zeng ; Northwest Inst. of Nucl Technol., Xi''an, China ; Fengju Sun ; Yuchang Qiu ; Feng Bai
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Experiments were conducted to investigate the effect of cathode material on the opening performance of microsecond-conduction-time plasma opening switch with cathode made of aluminum, stainless steel, molybdenum and tungsten. Remarkably different opening characteristics have been shown for these materials, with tungsten or molybdenum corresponding to better opening performance than aluminum or stainless steel. Heuristic physical explanations are proposed for understanding the switch behavior

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Plasma Science, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:29 ,  Issue: 1 )