HV Power Supplies
HV Capacitors
HV Resistors
HV Diodes
HV Magnetic Cores
HV Cables/Connectors
HV Relays
HV Switches
 HV Diagnostics (Voltage/Current Probes, Temp Sensors, F/O Links)
Other HV Components (Fuses, Pulse/Trigger Generators, Pulse XFMRs, etc.)
Thermal Management Hardware (Cold Plates, Heat Sinks, etc.)
Software (FEA and Circuit Simulation)
 Universities with High Voltage / Pulsed Power Research
Other HV/Pulsed Power Related Links
HV/Pulsed Power Related Conferences
Other Misc. Websites of Interest

The purpose of this page was to provide a common location to find links to various vendors and organizations that would be of interest to those in the fields of pulsed power, high voltage, or power electronics.

Disclaimer: Ness Engineering neither endorses nor recommends the products and manufacturers listed here and is not a representative nor agent for any of these manufacturers.  These Web links are provided only as a courtesy to our site visitors.  If your company wishes to be included here or if you have other suggestions, then please send an e-mail message including your name, company, and URL to

High Voltage Power Supply Links

Excelitas Technologies (Formerly Kaiser Systems – HV Power Supplies, Capacitor Chargers)

TDK Lambda (Formerly ALE – HV Power Supplies, Capacitor Chargers)

Spellman (HV Power Supplies)

XP Power (Formerly Glassman – HV Power Supplies)

MKS Instruments (Formerly ASTeX/Converter Power – HV Power Supplies, Capacitor Chargers)

Hipotronics HV (HV Power Supplies, Test Equipment)

Unipower Inc. (Formerly Universal Voltronics – HV Power Supplies)

Advanced Energy (Formerly Ultravolt – HV Power Supplies)

CPS (HV Power Supplies, HV Probes, HV Cables, etc.)

XP Power (Formerly Glassman – HV Power Supplies)

J. Schneider Elektrotechnik (HV Power Supplies)

American High Voltage (HV Power Supplies)

Technix (HV Power Supplies)

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High Voltage Capacitor Links

Murata (HV Ceramic Capacitors)

TDK Corporation (HV Ceramic Capacitors)

AVX Corporation (HV Ceramic Capacitors)

General Atomics Energy Products (HV, High Energy Film Capacitors)

Aerovox (HV, High Energy Film Capacitors)

CSI Capacitors (HV Film Capacitors)

Plastic Capacitors (HV Film Capacitors, HV Power Supplies)

Polyflon (HV Film Capacitors)

Vishay / Roederstein (HV Film Capacitors)

Wima (HV Film Capacitors)

Electronic Film Capacitors (HV Film Capacitors)

Condenser Products (HV Film Capacitors)

Cornell-Dubilier (HV Film and Mica Capacitors)

Teledyne Reynolds Industries (HV Mica Capacitors, Spark Gaps)

Custom Electronics (HV Mica Capacitors)

CalRamic Technologies (HV Ceramic Capacitors)

Morgan Electro Ceramics (HV Ceramic Capacitors)

TPL Inc. (HV Ceramic Capacitors)

Circuit Functions Inc. (HV Ceramic Capacitors)

SB Electronics Inc. (HV Film Capacitors)

High Energy Corp. (HV Film and Ceramic Capacitors)

Api Capacitors Ltd. (HV Film Capacitors)

NWL Capacitors (Now Part of Cornell Dubilier)

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High Voltage Resistor Links

Kanthal Globar (Formerly Cesiwid or Carborundum – HV Resistors)

EBG (HV Resistors)

Caddock (HV Resistors)

Ohmite (HV Resistors)

HVR Advanced Power Components (HV Resistors)

U.S. Resistor (HV Resistors)

Stackpole Electronics (High Power Resistors)

Riedon (HV Resistors)

OhmWeve (HV Resistors)

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High Voltage Diode Links

HV Component Associates (HV Diodes)

Voltage Multipliers Inc (HV Diodes)

Microsemi (HV Diodes)

High Voltage Power Systems (HV Diode Assemblies)

Electronic Devices Inc. (HV Diodes)

IXYS (HV Diode Modules)

Semikron (HV Diode Modules)

Dynex Semiconductor (HV Diodes)

VR Electronics (HV/Pulsed Power Diodes)

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High Voltage Magnetic Core Links

Magnetics (Tape Wound, Ferrite, and Powder Cores)

Micrometals Iron and Alloy Powder Cores (Powder Cores)

Honeywell (Metglas Amorphous Metal Cores)

Ceramic Magnetics (Ferrite Cores)

Hitachi Metals (Amorphous and Nanocrystalline Metal Cores)

Vacuumschmelze (Amorphous and Nanocrystalline Metal Cores)

MK Magnetics (Tape Wound Cores)

Magnetic Metals (Tape Wound Cores)

Trans-Tech (Ferrite Cores)

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High Voltage Cable and Connector Links

Caton (HV Cable and Connectors)

Fischer Connectors (HV Connectors)

Lemo (HV Connectors)

GES High Voltage, Inc. (HV Connectors)

Dielectric Sciences (HV Cable and Connectors)

Okonite (HV Cable)

Belden (High Voltage Wire)

MWS Wire (Litz Wire)

Cooner Wire (Litz Wire)

Wiretronic Inc. (Litz Wire)

New England Wire Technologies (Litz Wire)

Times Microwave (Coaxial cable)

Multi-Contact (Multilam high current contact material)

Tyco Electronics (Louvertac high current contact material)

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High Voltage Relay Links

Ross Engineering (HV Relays, etc.)

TE Connectivity (Formerly Kilovac – HV Relays)

Gigavac (HV Relays, etc.)

Jennings Technology (Now Part of ABB – HV Relays)

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High Voltage Switch Links

Teledyne E2V (Formerly EEV – Thyratrons)

Triton Electron Technology Division (Formerly ITT – Thyratrons)

Stellant Systems (Formerly L-3, Litton Electron Devices – Thyratrons)

High Energy Devices (Spark Gaps)

Excelitas Technologies (Formerly Perkin Elmer and EG&G Optoelectronics – Thyratrons, Spark Gaps, Vacuum Gaps)

L-3 Pulse Sciences (Spark Gaps, Trigger Generators)

Richardson Electronics (Ignitron Distributor)

Richardson Electronics (Spark Gap Distributor)

Richardson Electronics (Thyratron Distributor)

Richardson Electronics (Vacuum Tube Distributor)

ABB Hitachi Semiconductor (Thyristors, Diodes)

CPI Eimac (Vacuum Grid Tubes – Tetrodes,Triodes,Pentodes,etc.)

E2V Technologies (Triodes,Tetrodes)

Teledyne E2V (Spark Gaps)

MPD Components Inc. (Spark Gaps and Small Triodes)

Powerex Semiconductor (IGBTs, Thyristors, Diodes)

Infineon Semiconductor (IGBTs, Thyristors, Diodes)

Dynex Semiconductor (Thyristors, Diodes)

Behlke Electronic (Semiconductor Switches)

Analog Modules OmniPulse Technology (Laser Diode Drivers)

Pulsed Technologies Ltd. (Pseudospark Switches)

Silicon Power (Solid State Switches)

IXYS (Solid State Switches)

Wolfspeed (SiC Solid State Switches)

GeneSiC (SiC Solid State Switches)

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High Voltage Diagnostic Links (Voltage/Current Probes, Temp Sensors, F/O Links)

Ross Engineering (HV Voltage Probes)

Northstar High Voltage (HV Voltage Probes)

Pearson Electronics (Current Monitors, Capacitive Voltage Probes)

Stangenes Industries (Current Monitors, Capacitive Voltage Probes)

Ion Physics (Current Monitors)

T&M Research Products (Current Shunts)

Prodyn Technologies (B-dot, D-dot, etc. sensors)

Power Electronic Measurements (Rogowski probes)

Barth Electronics (Voltage dividers, attenuators, etc.)

GMW (Current Transformers, Hall Probes, etc.)

Montena (B-dot, D-dot sensors, etc.)

PPM (Analog Fiber Optic Links, Sensors, etc.)

FISO (Fiber Optic Temp Sensors)

Opsens (Fiber Optic Temp Sensors)

Optocon (Fiber Optic Temp Sensors)

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Other High Voltage Component Links (Fuses, Pulse Transformers, Trigger / Pulse Generators, etc.)

General Atomics Energy Products (HV Fuses)

Stangenes Industries (Pulse Transformers, Isolation Transformers, Magnetics)

Pearson Electronics (Pulse Transformers)

Northstar High Voltage (Trigger Generators, Pulse Generators)

Avtech Electrosystems (Pulse Generators)

Berkeley Nucleonics (Pulse Generators)

Directed Energy (Pulse Generators, Trigger Generators)

Kentech Instruments (Pulse Generators)

Ion Physics Corp (Pulse Generators)

Diversified Technologies Inc. (HV Power Supplies/Pulse Modulators)

High Voltage Inc. (HV Test Equipment)

Von Corp (HV Test Equipment)

Sensorlink Corp (HV Sensors)

Espey (HV Power Supply Systems, Custom Magnetics)

Glastic (HV Insulator Standoffs; Sheet, Rod, Square, Channel Stock)

Lapp Insulator (HV Insulator Standoffs)

Behlke Electronic (Semiconductor based pulse generators, etc.)

IXYS Colorado Directed Energy (Semiconductor based pulse generators, etc.)

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Thermal Management Links (Cold Plates, Heat Sinks, etc.)

CGR Technologies (Custom Cold Plates, Brazing)

Wakefield-Vette (Heat Sinks, Cold Plates, etc.)

Lytron (Cold Plates, Heat Exchangers)

Amulaire (Custom Cold Plates, Heat Sinks)

Thermacore (Custom Cold Plates, Heat Pipes)

Dau (Custom Cold Plates, Heat Pipes, Heat Sinks)

Max Technology (Standard and Custom Cold Plates)

Mikros Technology (Custom Cold Plates)

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Software (FEA and Circuit Simulation)

QuickField (E Field Modeling Software)

CST Studio Suite (E Field Modeling Software)

EMWorks EMS (E Field Modeling Software)

ANSYS Maxwell (E Field Modeling Software)

Field Precision (E Field Modeling Software)

Vector Fields (E Field Modeling Software)

Integrated Engineering Software (E Field Modeling Software)

Spectrum Software Micro-Cap 12 (Now Free – Circuit Simulation Software)

Cadence PSpice (Circuit Simulation Software)

Linear Technology LTSpice IV (Free Circuit Simulation Software)

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Universities with High Voltage / Pulsed Power Research

Texas Tech University

University of California at Irvine

University of New Mexico

University of Missouri at Columbia

Old Dominion University

Mississippi State University

Auburn University

Institute for Advanced Technology (University of Texas)

University of Southern California

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Other Pulsed Power Related Links and Organizations Performing Pulsed Power / HV Work

L-3 Communications Applied Technologies (X-Ray Simulators, Electric Guns, HV Power Supplies, Capacitor Banks, Power Electronics)

General Atomics Fusion Group (Fusion Experiments, Power Conversion, etc.)

Europulse (HV Pulsers)

Applied Physical Electronics LC (Compact Marx Generator Systems)

Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories

Los Alamos National Laboratories

Air Force Research Laboratory

Naval Research Laboratory Pulsed Power Physics Branch

Sandia National Laboratories

SLAC Power Conversion Department

IEEE Nuclear and Plasma Sciences Society

IEEE Pulsed Power Science and Technology Committee

IEEE Power Electronics Society

IEEE Dielectrics and Insulation Society

Naval Surface Weapons Center Dahlgren Division (Railgun, etc.)

High Voltage Info (HV Buying Guide, articles, blog, etc.)

NRL Plasma Formulary

High Voltage Experimenters Handbook (HV Technical data, etc.)

Pulsed Power Portal (Lots of applet calculators)

Center of Excellence for Electrical Safety (DOE site for electrical safety, especially related to R&D)

Electronics Cooling Magazine

Power Electronics Technology Magazine

Joint Accelerator Conferences Website (Central repository for accel papers)

DOD SBIR/STTR Program Website

DOE SBIR/STTR Program Website>

Directed Energy Professional Society

Captured Lightning (Lichtenberg figures, Tesla coils, etc.)

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Upcoming Conferences Related to Pulsed Power / HV / Power Electronics

2009 Particle Accelerator Conference (PAC09), May 4 – 8, 2009, Vancouver, Canada

36th International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS) and 23rd Symposium on Fusion Engineering, May 31 – June 5, 2009, San Diego, CA

17th IEEE International Pulsed Power Conference, June 29 – July 2, 2009, Washington, D.C.

IEEE Energy Conversion Congress and Expo (ECCE 2009), September 20 – 24, 2009, San Jose, CA

IET European Pulsed Power Conference 2009, September 21 – 25, 2009, Geneva, Switzerland

15th International Symposium on Electromagnetic Launch Technology (EML2010), May 17 – 20, 2010, Brussels, Belgium

2010 International Power Modulator and High Voltage Conference, May 23 – 27, 2010, Atlanta, Georgia

1st International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC), May 23-28, 2010, Kyoto, Japan

IEEE International Symposium on Electrical Insulation (ISEI), June 6 – 9, 2010, San Diego, CA

37th International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS), June 20 – 24, 2010, Norfolk, VA

International Power Electronics Conference (IPEC), June 21 – 24, 2010, Sapporo, Japan

Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), March 6 – 10, 2011, Ft. Worth, TX

IEEE Particle Accelerator Conference, March 28 – April 1, 2011, New York, NY

18th IEEE International Pulsed Power Conference, June 19 – 23, 2011, Chicago, IL

IEEE International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS) June 26 – 30, 2011, Chicago, IL

2nd International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC 2011), September 4 – 9, 2011, San Sebastian, Spain

Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), February 5 – 9, 2012, Disney World, FL

3rd International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC 2012), May 20 – 26, 2012, New Orleans, LA

2012 International Power Modulator and High Voltage Conference, June 3 – 7, 2012, San Diego, CA

39th International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS), July 8 – 12, 2012, Edinburgh, UK

Applied Power Electronics Conference and Exposition (APEC), March 17-21, 2013, Long Beach, CA

IEEE Electric Ship Technologies Symposium (ESTS 2013), April 22 – 24, 2013, Arlington, VA

PPPS 2013 Pulsed Power and Plasma Science Conference, June 16 – 21, 2013, San Francisco, CA

North American Particle Accelerator Conference (PAC), September 29 – October 4, 2013, Pasadena, CA

41st International Conference on Plasma Science (ICOPS) and 20th International Conference on High Power Particle Beams (BEAMS), May 25 – 29, 2014, Washington, DC

2014 International Power Modulator and High Voltage Conference, June 1 – 5, 2014, Santa Fe, NM

5th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC 2014), June 15 – 20, 2014, Dresden, Germany

6th International Particle Accelerator Conference (IPAC 2015), May 3 – 15, 2015, Richmond, VA

Additional Conference Listings Can Be Found at the Following Websites:

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Other Misc. Websites of Interest (Job Listing website that searches multiple websites)

Bookfinder4u (Bookstore search engine finds new and used books) (New and Used Lab Equipment) (New and Used Lab Equipment)

TekNet Electronics (New and Used Lab Equipment)

Switching PS Design (Tutorials, circuits, etc.)

PCB Trace Width Calculator (Based on IPC 222-1)

EEWeb Toolbox (Various calculators for PCB/microstrip design, etc.) (Locate in-stock electronics)

MegaConverter 2(Online Unit Converter)

Mil-Specs for Coaxial Cables

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