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Field Excitation and Discharge Switching for Air-Core Compulsators
The Center for Electromechanics at The University of Texas (CEM-UT) has designed and built three generations of air-core compulsators for railgun application. These systems rely on compact power electronics to provide rapid ...
Operating Modes for Compulsator Based Electromagnetic Launcher Systems
The compensated pulsed alternator (compulsator) is a versatile power supply capable of interfacing with the electromagnetic launcher in various ways. The method that has been explored at length with several systems is the ...