Pulsed Power

Marx Generator Firing

Marx Generator Firing

High-Power Pulse Generation Using Exploding Fuses”, J. Benford, H. Calvin, I. Smith, and H. Aslin, in Energy Storage, Compression and Switching, W. Bostic, V. Nardi, and O. Zucker, eds., Plenum Press, N.Y. (1976).

A Low-Inductance 2-MV Tube”, Y.G. Chen, K. Mashima, and J. Benford, Proc. 2nd IEEE Int’l. Pulsed Power Conf., A. Guenther and J. Kristiansen, eds., IEEE 79CHI505-7, p. 487 (1979).

A Unified Pulsed Power Development Plan for ICF”, J. Benford, G. Simcox, T. Naff, O. Zucker, and R. Cooper, Proc. 8th Symp. on Engr. Prob. of Fusion Res., IEEE 79CH1441-5, p. 1220 (1979).

Pulserad 445W, A Compact High-Power Beam Generator”, James Benford,  James A. Berry, Donald E. Osias, and Bernard H.  Bernstein, IEEE Trans. Nuc. Sci., NS-26, p. 4208 (1979).

Constant-Voltage Free Electron Laser Driver”, D. Osias, J. Benford, and M. Klatt, Physics Interational Document PIIR-6-80, (May 1980).

E-Beams and Power Conditioning for KrF Laser Fusion”, J. Benford, D. Dakin, G. Frazier, T. Naff, Y.G. Chen, and T.S.T. Young, Physics International Document PIIR-3-80, (October 1980).

MERLIN: A New Linear Induction Accelerator Concept”, G. Frazier, J. Benford, J. Creedon, L. Demeter, S. Glidden, and A.J.Toepfer, Proc. Propagation Physics, (1983).

High Energy Railgun Designs”, J. Benford, R. Kares, A. Brooks, and E. Goldman, IEEE Trans. Magnetics, Vol. MAG-20, No. 2, 407 (1984).

Inductive Store/Opening Switch (IS/OS) Pulse Forming System for Driving Compact Microwave Sources”, P. Sincerny, J. Benford, M. Krishnan, K. Pearce, R. Hitchcock, and D. Drury, Proc. 4th Natl. HPM Conf. for Defense Applications, I, 234 (1988).

Advanced High-Current Accelerators”, (Ch.V) and “High-Power Microwave Devices” (Ch.VIII) in Pulsed Power Research in the Former Soviet Union, FASAC-TAR (1993).

High Average Power Modulator and Accelerator Technology Developments at Physics International”, P. Sincerny, C. Deeney, S. Ashby, D. Bhasavanich, J. Benford, G. Frazier, and J. Levine, NATO ASI Series, G 24, Part A, Non-Thermal Plasma Techniques for Pollution Control, B. M. Penetrante and S.E. Schultheis,eds., Springer-Verlag, (1993).

Lowered Plasma Velocity with Cesium Iodide/Carbon Fiber Cathodes at High Electric Field”, James Benford, David Price and William DeHope, Beams ’98, 2, 695, (1998).