1 October 1991 Studies of high power x-band amplification from an over-moded three-cavity gyroklystron with a tunable buncher cavity
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Proceedings Volume 1576, 16th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves; 15762Q (1991) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2297811
Event: 16th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves, 1991, Lausanne, Switzerland
Abstract
We present experimental results of a 10 GHz TE01 mode three-cavity gyroklystron. The beam is produced by a pulse line modulator and magnetron injection gun, which can operate to 433 kV and 225 A with 1 μs flat-top and at a rep rate of 3 Hz. Microwave power is measured by a mode-selective directional coupler and flowing methanol calorimeter. Mode purity is determined by a large anechoic chamber. Initial testing of the first three-cavity circuit has produced a peak power of 23 MW with efficiency of 27% and pulse energy of 36 J. We have a maximum gain of 39 dB at a peak power of 21 MW.
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S. Tantawi, S. Tantawi, } "Studies of high power x-band amplification from an over-moded three-cavity gyroklystron with a tunable buncher cavity", Proc. SPIE 1576, 16th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves, 15762Q (1 October 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.2297811; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2297811
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