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Author(s): Heinz Fischer; Frank Fruengel
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Paper Abstract

The experiments I want to talk about were published in steps over the years 1 . Improved diagnostics with subnanosecond time resolution now provide more detailed information about pulse shapes, liglatrise and time jitters. This has stimulated new interests for early spark channel development. The search for controlled highpower diffuse plasma presently is being organized in the puls-ower .prograrno Fast and low jitter switching appears a key application. Wanted is a plasma without a space charge controlled statistical streamer (Ii., .Haether), which determines spark breakdowns in many environments. The initial channel of the narrow gap "Na.noliten, however., appears to grow diffuse from both electrodes without streamer formation and no instabilities, as is demonstrated in Fig. 2°

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Date Published: 1 February 1985
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 0491, 16th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics, (1 February 1985); doi: 10.1117/12.967948
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Heinz Fischer, Applied Physics (Germany)
Frank Fruengel, Impulsphysik GmbH (Germany)

Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0491:
16th Intl Congress on High Speed Photography and Photonics
Michel L. Andre; Manfred Hugenschmidt, Editor(s)

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