One of the key technologies in a high power microwave system is the Pulsed Power Conditioning System (PPCS). For a system driven by an explosive flux compression generator, the PPCS may consist of an energy storage inductor, a fuse type opening switch and a sharpening spark gap. This paper presents the investigation of a PPCS with a pulse transformer. Before the construction of a prototype, the behavior of the PPCS has been simulated using the PSpice circuit simulation code. A transformer with a primary inductance Lp = 3.5 μH, secondary inductance Ls = 85 μH, and a coupling coefficient K = 0.75, was designed and used in our experiments. The transformer was designed with two coaxial windings. Simulation results as well as experimental waveforms are shown.
|Number of pages||4|
|State||Published - 1999|
|Event||12th IEEE International Pulsed Power Conference - Monterey, CA, USA|
Duration: Jun 27 1999 → Jun 30 1999
|Conference||12th IEEE International Pulsed Power Conference|
|City||Monterey, CA, USA|
|Period||06/27/99 → 06/30/99|