Accession Number : ADD010943

Title :   Positive Space-Charge Closing Switch Apparatus.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : O'Loughlin,J P

Report Date : 14 Feb 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : A positive space-charge closing switch apparatus for closing electrically the gap between a pair of main electrodes with a positive ion beam that is generated by an ion plasma gun. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Ion beams, *Plasmas(Physics), *Electronic switches, Cations, Space charge, Electronic equipment, Mercury, Electrodes, High velocity, High voltage, Guns, Inventions

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment
      Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE