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Title: A novel current density distribution sensorfor use in parallel plate transmission lines
Authors: Omar, Kaashif A.M.
Graneau, N.
Novac, Bucur M.
Smith, Ivor R.
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: IEEE
Citation: OMAR, K.A.M. ...et al., 2014. A novel current density distribution sensorfor use in parallel plate transmission lines. Presented at the 17th International Symposium on Electromagnetic Launch Technology (EML), La Jolla, CA., 7-11th July.
Abstract: As part of an on-going electromagnetic flyer plate research programme, it has been established that a method to determine the current distribution (or at least confirm its uniformity) is now required to establish predictable acceleration of the flyer plate. To achieve this diagnostic capability, a bespoke sensor array has been developed, termed the MIDOT (a relative Mutual Inductance sensor array). It has been specifically developed as a method of determining the current density distribution across a thin, close coupled, parallel plate transmission line. This novel sensor has been developed to a point where the proof of principle has been successfully demonstrated on a low voltage test bed, with some preliminary high voltage shots being carried out on a bespoke experimental arrangement prior to it being fielded on the flyer plate accelerator facilities at both Loughborough University and AWE.
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Version: Accepted for publication
DOI: 10.1109/EML.2014.6920696
URI: https://dspace.lboro.ac.uk/2134/20462
Publisher Link: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/EML.2014.6920696
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