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Doubled-ended ceramic thyratron

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The double-ended ceramic thyratron CX 1171 B, with its coaxial voltage divider for the SPS. Such a switch, paralleled by three ignitrons in series forms the "thyragnitron" arrangement, and can switch 10 kA, 25 ms pulses, with very fast rise times.

Date: Oct 1974
Keywords: SPS

Original ref.: 13-10-74

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