The 1.2MV, 70ns FWHM induction cell is developed for a 3MV Induction Voltage Adder (IVA) accelerator with three series connected cavities through a high voltage, vacuum insulating transmission line (VITL) driving rod-pinch diode (RPD) for radiography. The experimentally measured maximum relative permeability of IVA used amorphous material under pulse excitation is consistent with saturation wave model with flux density changing rate dB/dt greater than 10T/μs up to 32 T/μs. The remanence ratio Br/Bs is experimentally measured for IVA pre-annealed amorphous cores. Upon experimental results, cores in each cell are designed and determined according to current transfer efficiency and volt-second integral necessary for each induction cavity, and peak field preventing VITL bore negative surface from electron emission. The field analysis is carried out for designing VITL vacuum stack and oil cavity that contains cores and azimuthal transmission line with operation field stress being about 50% critical breakdown field. The prototype cell tests validate electric field safety and magnetic core performance. With magnetization inductance and resistance of eddy current calculated for inductive cell, the IVA accelerator circuit model is set up, and simulation predictions approximately according with experimental results are presented.
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Development of 1.2MV Induction Cavity for IVA Driver
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Cong, P, Qiu, A, Wu, H, Zhang, G, Sun, J, Li, J, & Su, Z. "Development of 1.2MV Induction Cavity for IVA Driver." Proceedings of the 18th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering. 18th International Conference on Nuclear Engineering: Volume 3. Xi’an, China. May 17–21, 2010. pp. 143-148. ASME. https://doi.org/10.1115/ICONE18-29459
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