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Multi-Stage Plasma Switch

A multi-stage plasma switch consists of two or more current-conducting plasma regions in which plasma properties are controlled by a self-biasing and applied magnetic field. The magnetic field topology is crafted in such a way that it allows reduction of the ion-induced erosion of the electrodes

No.: 
M-889
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U.S. Department of Energy
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