Accession Number : AD0164161

Title :   Plasma Arc Flash Source.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Passamante,Anthony P.

Report Date : 20 JUN 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A plasma arc flashtube for flash photography which comprises a tube divided into an upper and lower cylindrical chamber by a disc having a peripheral aperture. Arcuate upright partitions in each chamber define a spiral inductive path leading from a central upper electrode through the upper and lower chambers terminating at a central lower electrode.

Descriptors :   (*Flash lamps, Plasma jets), (*Patents, Flash lamps), Electric arcs, Plasmas(Physics), Arc lamps, Flashes, Photoflash lamps, Electronic photoflash equipment

Subject Categories : Air Condition, Heating, Lighting & Ventilating
      Photography

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE