High Speed Core Driver
A high-speed core driver has been developed. The circuit consists of two pulse amplifiers, a slave flip-flop, a buffer amplifier (which has very rapid rise and fall times), and a current amplifier (Fig. 1). The rise and fall times of the output current pulse are approximately 0.05 microsecond. The current pulse output is negative (as in the Mod V core driver) and its amplitude exceeds 1.5 amps (Fig. 8).