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Preliminary performance of the CHARYBDIS plasma focus at Texas A&M University
1999 Edition, January 1, 1999 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Summary form only given, as follows. A new plasma focus machine, CHARYBDIS, is being assembled at Texas A&M University on its Riverside Research Campus. This system will be a 60 kV capacitor bank with a maximum energy...

Preliminary experimental results from a new megamp dense plasma focus
2010 Edition, June 1, 2010 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Lawrenceville Plasma Physics Inc. has initiated a two-yearlong experimental project to test the scientific feasibility of Focus Fusion, controlled nuclear fusion using the dense plasma focus (DPF) device and pBll fuel. The experiment is...

Neutron diagnostic calibration at TAMU plasma focus
2004 Edition, January 1, 2004 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Summary form only given. We have been able to perform calibrations of the neutron diagnostics at the TAMU (Texas A&M University) Plasma Focus facility to a 10% or better accuracy. The key to this calibration is...

Plasma armature characterization measurements performed at the University of Texas
1989 Edition, January 1, 1989 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

The Center for Electromechanics at The University of Texas at Austin (CEM-UT) and Austin Research Associates (ARA), in a cooperative effort, have performed a series of high performance railgun experiments in order to...

Plasma armature railgun launcher simulations at the University of Texas at Austin
1989 Edition, Volume 25, January 1, 1989 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

A velocity-dependent friction model that accurately predicts the losses associated with a plasma armature railgun is presented. Test results from a 1-m-long, 1.27-cm square-bore, plasma-armature railgun have been used to determine the validity...

Experimental Results on a 7-m-Long Plasma-Driven Electromagnetic Launcher
2011 Edition, Volume 39, January 1, 2011 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

The Institute for Advanced Technology (IAT) at The University of Texas at Austin has been conducting research aimed at achieving muzzle velocities in excess of 7 km/s using a plasma-driven electromagnetic launcher....

Design And Control Of Plasma Actuated Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)
2017 Edition, May 1, 2017 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

Unmanned aerial vehicles has been significantly gaining national and international interest recently. Texas A&M University at Corpus Christi has been recently approved by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) as one of the six fully...

Texas 5-m antenna aperture efficiency doubled from 230-300 GHz with error compensating secondary
1991 Edition, Volume 39, March 1, 1991 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

A study to upgrade the high-frequency performance of the University of Texas 5-m millimeter-wave reflector antenna established surface tolerance of the reflector as the limiting factor. The prime focus...

The Sliding Discharge Phase of a Plasma Focus
Volume PP - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

An electromagnetic particle-in-cell (EMPIC) code was developed to numerically study the early breakdown phase of the United Nations University - International Centre for Theoretical Physics (UNU-ICTP) plasma focus (PF) device prior to the electrical...

The Sliding Discharge Phase of a Plasma Focus
2019 Edition, Volume 47, November 1, 2019 - IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.

An electromagnetic particle-in-cell (EMPIC) code was developed to numerically study the early breakdown phase of the United Nations University - International Centre for Theoretical Physics (UNU-ICTP) plasma focus (PF) device prior to the electrical...

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