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Message ID: 16070     Entry time: Thu Apr 22 01:42:38 2021
Author: Koji 
Type: Summary 
Category: Electronics 
Subject: HV Supply Comparison 

New HV power supply from Company 'M' has been delivered. So I decided to compare the noise levels of some HV supplies in the lab. There are three models from companies 'H', 'K', and 'M'.

The noise level was measured with SR785 via Gautam's HP filter with protection diodes.

'H' is a fully analog HV supply and the indicator is analog meters.
'K' is a model with a LCD digital display and numerical keypad.
'M' is a model with a knob and digital displays.

All the models showed that the noise levels increased with increased output voltage.

Among these three, H showed the lowest noise. (<~1uV/rtHz@10Hz and <50nV/rtHz@100Hz) (Attachment 1)

K is quite noisy all over the measured freq range and the level was <50uV/rtHz. Also the PSD has lots of 5Hz harmonics. (Attachment 2)

M has a modest noise level (<~30uV/rtHz@10Hz and <1uV/rtHz@100Hz)except for the noticeable line noise (ripple). (Attachment 3)

The comparison of the three models at 300V is Attachment 4. The other day Gautam and I checked the power spectrum of the HV coil driver with KEPCO and the output noise level of the coil driver was acceptable. So I expect that we will be able to use the HV supply from Company M. Next step is to check the HV driver noise with the model by M used as the supply.

Attachment 1: HV_Supply_PSD_H.pdf  162 kB  Uploaded Thu Apr 22 02:46:20 2021  | Show | Hide all | Show all
Attachment 2: HV_Supply_PSD_K.pdf  162 kB  Uploaded Thu Apr 22 02:46:20 2021  | Hide | Hide all | Show all
Attachment 3: HV_Supply_PSD_M.pdf  162 kB  Uploaded Thu Apr 22 02:46:20 2021  | Show | Hide all | Show all
Attachment 4: HV_Supply_PSD.pdf  143 kB  Uploaded Thu Apr 22 02:53:33 2021  | Hide | Hide all | Show all
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