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By J. H. Ryu

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A methodology for electromagnetic simulation of initially charged structure with a discharge source (ICSWDS) has been investigated. The ICSWDS can be applied to a lot of areas such as high power electromagnetic (HPEM) radiators. As a method of electromagnetically simulating the ICSWDS, converting initially charged structures into equivalent transient structures and modeling discharge sources by using step voltage sources have been found. A Blumlein pulse forming line (PFL) has been simulated, manufactured and tested to validate this approach. A measured waveform from the test has a good agreement with a simulated waveform.

J. H. Ryu, "Eletromagnetic Simulation of Initially Charged Structures with a Discharge Source," Progress In Electromagnetics Research M, Vol. 16, 95-104, 2011.

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