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1 April 1992 A beamwaveguide design for high-power applications
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Proceedings Volume 1629, Intense Microwave and Particle Beams III; (1992)
Event: OE/LASE '92, 1992, Los Angeles, CA, United States
A beam waveguide (BWG) design suitable for high-power applications is described. The design features a transmit-only, four-port high-gain horn as input to a BWG system with a single parabolic mirror and three flat plates. The use of a single parabolic mirror is such that the highest field concentration is no greater than that caused by the horn itself. The horn is linearly polarized and a grid reflector is used to reflect the orthogonal polarization into the receive feed. A rotatable dual polarizer provides for arbitrary transmit polarization. The dual-reflector system is shaped to provide uniform illumination over the main reflector and therefore maximum gain for the given size aperture. Measured data from a scale model BWG system are presented.
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William A. Imbriale, Daniel J. Hoppe, M. S. Esquivel, and B. L. Conroy "A beamwaveguide design for high-power applications", Proc. SPIE 1629, Intense Microwave and Particle Beams III, (1 April 1992);


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