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High conductance surge cable

United States Patent

December 8, 1998
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An electrical cable for connecting transient voltage surge suppressers to ectrical power panels. A strip of electrically conductive foil defines a longitudinal axis, with a length of an electrical conductor electrically attached to the metallic foil along the longitudinal axis. The strip of electrically conductive foil and the length of an electrical conductor are covered by an insulating material. For impedance matching purposes, triangular sections can be removed from the ends of the electrically conductive foil at the time of installation.
Murray; Matthew M. (Espanola, NM), Wilfong; Dennis H. (Brooksville, FL), Lomax; Ralph E. (Santa Fe, NM)
The Regents of the University of California Office of Technology Transfer (Alameda, CA)
08/ 626,741
April 2, 1996
This invention was made with Government support under Contract No. W-7405-ENG-36, awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The Government has certain rights in the invention.