Optically Controlled, High Repetition Rate, High Power Diamond Switches

Period of Performance: 04/22/1998 - 10/21/1998


Phase 1 SBIR

Recipient Firm

Alameda Applied Sciences Corp.
3077 Teagarden Street Array
San Leandro, CA 94577
Principal Investigator


Alameda Applied Sciences Corporation (AASC) proposes to develop a new type of trigger for a high voltage, high repetition rate diamond switch. AASC has previously developed diamond switches with electron beam triggers. These switches handle 10-20 kV voltage pulses with