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High-power picosecond electronics

 a,  b
a Lebedev Physical Institute, Russian Academy of Sciences, Leninsky prosp. 53, Moscow, 119991, Russian Federation
b Institute of Electrophysics, Ural Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, ul. Amundsena 106, Ekaterinburg, 620016, Russian Federation

This paper reviews current research in high-power picosecond electronics, a branch of experimental engineering physics, whose dynamic development critically depends on national priority research projects. The aim of the review is basically to show progress in the study of picosecond processes involved in the accumulation, commutation, and transformation of high-density electric power. Examples are presented demonstrating what the latest built high-voltage picosecond facilities will potentially fundamentally contribute to developments in generating unique-property high-power electron beams and electromagnetic radiation pulses.

Text can be downloaded in Russian. English translation is available on IOP Science.
PACS: 52.59.−f, 52.80.−s, 84.30.Jc, 84.40.−x, 84.70.+p (all)
DOI: 10.1070/PU2005v048n03ABEH002113
URL: https://ufn.ru/en/articles/2005/3/a/
Citation: Mesyats G A, Yalandin M I "High-power picosecond electronics" Phys. Usp. 48 211–229 (2005)
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Оригинал: Месяц Г А, Яландин М И «Пикосекундная электроника больших мощностей» УФН 175 225–246 (2005); DOI: 10.3367/UFNr.0175.200503a.0225

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