1 April 1992 High-frequency operation of the relativistic klystron amplifier
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Proceedings Volume 1629, Intense Microwave and Particle Beams III; (1992) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.137121
Event: OE/LASE '92, 1992, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Abstract
The operation of the Relativistic Klystron Amplifier (RKA) was extended to higher frequencies. The 5 kA, 4 cm-diameter, 0.5 MeV Intense Relativistic Electron Beam (IREB) was fully modulated at 3.5 GHz. The RF from this IREB was extracted into a coaxial transmission line, in a TEM mode, and subsequently radiated into the atmosphere through a horn sealed with a lucite vacuum window. Radiated power level of 150 Megawatts was achieved. Work is in progress on a similar RKA operating at 9.4 GHz, using a 1.4 cm-diameter electron beam.
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Victor Serlin, Victor Serlin, Moshe Friedman, Moshe Friedman, } "High-frequency operation of the relativistic klystron amplifier", Proc. SPIE 1629, Intense Microwave and Particle Beams III, (1 April 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.137121; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.137121
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