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Definition:                           

Equations

Parameters

Diagram

 

 

 

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Parameter       

Value

Units

Special Values 

Inputs:

ZS (Source Line Impedance) [Ω] 
VS (Source Voltage) [MV]   
  ZVac (MITL Vacuum Impedance) [Ω]   
ZD (Diode Impedance) [Ω]  Optional Input for "With Radiographic Diode" outputs, only affects output when less than self-limited ZB
           
         
           

Outputs:

Running Self Limited

       
VL (Load Voltage) [MV]    
  IA (Anode Current) [kA]     
  Zop (MITL Operating Impedance) [Ω]     
  ZB (Bound Impedance) [Ω]     
  IB (Bound Current) [kA]    
  IS (Sheath Current) [kA]    
  gm (Gamma Minimum)      
           
 

With Radiographic Diode: "Retrapping" Solution

       
  VL (Load Voltage) [MV]    
  IA (Anode Current) [kA]    
  Zop (MITL Operating Impedance) [Ω]     
  ZB (Bound Impedance) [Ω]     
  IB (Bound Current) [kA]    
  IS (Sheath Current) [kA]    
  gm (Gamma Sheath)      
           
 

With Radiographic Diode:  Steady State Solution

       
  VL (Load Voltage) [MV]    
  IA (Anode Current) [kA]    
  Zop (MITL Operating Impedance) [Ω]     
  ZB (Bound Impedance) [Ω]     
  IB (Bound Current) [kA]    
  IS (Sheath Current) [kA]    
  gm (Gamma Sheath)      
           

 

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