Accession Number : ADD000956

Title :   High Efficiency Constant Voltage to Constant Current Converter for Energy Storage.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Downes,George R , Jr ; Brewer,Stanley F ; Murtha,James E

Report Date : 31 Jul 1973

Pagination or Media Count : 9

Abstract : An object of the invention is to provide a highly efficient, sequentially seriesed current source for charging storage capacitors. Another object of the present invention is to provide efficient direct current energy storage by using a step charging system, transistor storage time compensation, and quench time generation.

Descriptors :   *Converters, *Energy storage, *Patents, Power transformers, Switching circuits, Networks, Capacitors

Subject Categories : Energy Storage

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE