Accession Number : ADD007489

Title :   Method of Operating a Cold Cathode-Cold Reservoir Thyratron.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Tauber,Arthur ; Finnegan,Robert D ; Rothwarf,Frederick

Report Date : 09 Oct 1979

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This invention relates in particular to such a method using ZrVFe as the thyratron reservoir material. The general object of this invention is to provide a method of operating a cold-cathode-cold-reservoir thyratron for laser/radar and other systems employing high voltage and current pulses. A more particular object of the invention is to provide such a method using a suitable hydrogen thyratron reservoir material.

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Thyratrons, *Cold cathode tubes, Hydrogen, Storage, Radar, Lasers, Iron compounds, Vanadium compounds, Zirconium compounds, Hydrides

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE