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Basic plasma physics research in pulsed-power technology at Ecole Polytechnique

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  09 March 2009

H. J. Doucet
Affiliation:
Laboratoire de Physique des Milieux Ionises ER287 du C.N.R.S., Ecole Polytechnique 91128, Palaiseau Cedex
J. M. Buzzi
Affiliation:
Laboratoire de Physique des Milieux Ionises ER287 du C.N.R.S., Ecole Polytechnique 91128, Palaiseau Cedex
M. Gazaix
Affiliation:
Laboratoire de Physique des Milieux Ionises ER287 du C.N.R.S., Ecole Polytechnique 91128, Palaiseau Cedex
W. D. Jones
Affiliation:
Laboratoire de Physique des Milieux Ionises ER287 du C.N.R.S., Ecole Polytechnique 91128, Palaiseau Cedex
H. Lamain
Affiliation:
Laboratoire de Physique des Milieux Ionises ER287 du C.N.R.S., Ecole Polytechnique 91128, Palaiseau Cedex
S. Moustaisis
Affiliation:
Laboratoire de Physique des Milieux Ionises ER287 du C.N.R.S., Ecole Polytechnique 91128, Palaiseau Cedex
C. Rouille
Affiliation:
Laboratoire de Physique des Milieux Ionises ER287 du C.N.R.S., Ecole Polytechnique 91128, Palaiseau Cedex

Abstract

Various aspects of the pulsed power research program at Ecole Polytechnique are reviewed. Topics include a surface and a flashboard switch, the development of plasma guns for both switching and z-pinch diodes, and studies of beam control and synchronization.

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