Accession Number : ADD010386

Title :   Long-Life Triggered Spark Gap.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Elkins,Jackie N ; Friedman,Steven ; Turnquist,David

Report Date : 08 Jun 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 15

Abstract : A discharge device for use with pulsed, CO2 laser power conditioner systems, is disclosed. The device is comprised o Elkonite or molybdenum electrodes in a controlled nitrogen-xenon-oxygen environment, and having long life potential of close to twenty million discharges possible. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Pulsed lasers, *Carbon dioxide lasers, *Electrodes, Molybdenum, Controlled atmospheres, Nitrogen, Xenon, Oxygen, Life expectancy(Service life), Inventions

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Lasers and Masers

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE