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Instruments and Experimental Techniques

, Volume 43, Issue 1, pp 102–105 | Cite as

YPT-0.5 repetitive-pulse nanosecond electron accelerator

  • Yu. A. Kotov
  • S. Yu. Sokovnin
  • M. E. Balezin
General Experimental Techniques

Abstract

An YPT-0.5 repetive-pulse nanosecond electron accelerator designed according to the thyratron-pulse transformer-semiconductor opening switch scheme is described. Its accelerating voltage reaches 0.5 MV, the FWHM pulse duration is 50 ns, and the pulse repetition rate is 200 Hz. A metal-dielectric cathode allows for obtaining an electron beam with a diameter of 30–100 mm at a maximum pulse current density of 40 A/cm2. Operating in the bremsstrahlung generator mode, the accelerator provides an absorbed dose rate of 30.4 Gy/min at a distance of 5 cm from the target.

Keywords

Pulse Repetition Rate Absorb Dose Rate Dielectric Plate Vacuum Diode Pulse Transformer 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Yu. A. Kotov
    • 1
  • S. Yu. Sokovnin
    • 1
  • M. E. Balezin
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Electrophysics, Ural DivisionRussian Academy of SciencesEkaterinburgRussia

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