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A Spark Gap Trigger Monitor System Employing Fiber Optics
Author(s): M. A. Rhodes; G Chen Chen
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Paper Abstract

A spark gap trigger monitor (SGTM) system has been developed to monitor the relative timing accuracy of up to 12 spark gaps. The SGTM employs light from the spark gaps to provide timing information. The SGTM is now in use on a six-stage Marx generator. In addition to monitoring normal performance, the SGTM also helps diagnose problems and faults in the trigger system.

Paper Details

Date Published: 7 February 1989
PDF: 4 pages
Proc. SPIE 0987, High Bandwidth Analog Applications of Photonics II, (7 February 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.959695
Show Author Affiliations
M. A. Rhodes, Maxwell Laboratories, Inc. (United States)
G Chen Chen, Maxwell Laboratories, Inc (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0987:
High Bandwidth Analog Applications of Photonics II
Barry T. Neyer, Editor(s)

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