Energy Sciences

Title :

Development of High Power Thyratrons for Fast Switching Applications

Area of research :

Energy Sciences, Engineering Sciences

Focus area :

Fast switching applications

Principal Investigator :

Dr Udit Narayan Pal, Scientist, CSIR-Central Electronics Engineering Research Institute (CSIR-CEERI), Rajasthan

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Executive Summary :

Objective: Development of High Power 35kV/1-10kA Thyratron Switches for Fast Switching Applications as per the following specifications: Optimization of processes for design, fabrication and development of thyratrons for improved yield of the fabrication process (~70%).; Performance characterization of developed thyratrons for preparation of user manual for optimum switching within specifications under different test conditions.; Generation of guidelines for identifying limiting operating conditions for the developed thyratrons.; Transfer of the technology to appropriate industry for commercialization.

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