Accession Number : ADD012496

Title :   Triggered Spark Gap Discharger.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Wootton,Roy E

Report Date : 05 Aug 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : This patent discloses triggered spark gap discharger having a small auxiliary gap in the trigger pulse path. The auxiliary gap provides ultraviolet radiation to liberate electrons at the trigger probe and allow prompt firing of the trigger gap and primary gap, particularly in aged discharger units. (Author)

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *SPARK GAPS, *ELECTRIC DISCHARGES, ULTRAVIOLET RADIATION, *TRIGGER CIRCUITS, ELECTRONICS, PHOTOELECTRIC EFFECT

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE