Commutation power of electrical circuits in extreme conditions

1Kyryk, VV
1Institute of Electrodynamics of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine, Kyiv, Ukraine
Kosm. nauka tehnol. 2000, 6 ;(2):89–91
https://doi.org/10.15407/knit2000.02.089
Section: Space and Atmospheric Physics
Publication Language: Russian
Abstract: 
The basic characteristics of liquid-metal contacts are considered. The design of a liquid-metal switch ensuring commutation of currents up to one hundred of thousands of amperes in conditions of high temperatures and irrespective of position in space is presented.
Keywords: commutation, electrical circuits, liquid-metal contacts
References: 
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