04897556 is referenced by 2 patents and cites 7 patents.

Apparatus for conditioning high voltage pulses from particle accelerators in order to shorten the rise times of the pulses. Flashover switches in the cathode stalk of the transmission line hold off conduction for a determinable period of time, reflecting the early portion of the pulses. Diodes upstream of the switches divert energy into the magnetic and electrostatic storage of the capacitance and inductance inherent to the transmission line until the switches close.

Title
High voltage pulse conditioning
Application Number
7/313201
Publication Number
4897556
Application Date
February 21, 1989
Publication Date
January 30, 1990
Inventor
Robert M Wheat Jr
Los Alamos
NM, US
Ray M Springfield
Sante Fe
NM, US
Agent
William R Moser
Paul D Gaetjens
Milton D Wyrick
Assignee
The United States of America represented by the United States Department of Energy
DC, US
IPC
H03K 3/537
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