Opening Switches

Pulsed power technology, in the simplest of terms, usually concerns the storage of electrical energy over relatively long times and then its rapid release over a comparatively short period. However, if we leave the definition at that, we miss a multitude of aspects that are important in the ultimate...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Guenther, A.H. (Editor), Martin, T. (Editor), Kristiansen, M. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer US 1987, 1987
Edition:1st ed. 1987
Series:Advances in Pulsed Power Technology
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • A Fast-Opening Vacuum Switch
  • Plasmadynamic Opening Switch Techniques
  • Fuse Opening Switches for Pulse Power Applications
  • Explosively-Driven Opening Switches
  • Dielectric Breakdown in Solids
  • Solid State Opening Switches
  • Mechanical Switches
  • List of Contributors