Schematic of the plasma focus device.
Typical dI/dt during plasma pinching (bottom) and corresponding neutron signal through PSD (top).
Typical simultaneously observed neutron signals through 3He detectors placed (a) at 0°, (b) at 90°, and (c) at 180° for a shot with a yield of ≈5 × 104 neutrons.
Neutron yield per shot at different charging voltages and peak currents.
Neutron yield for different angular positions at 5 kV operation.
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