18 December 1996 Stabilization of plasma-filled microwave tubes: a computer simulation
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In our present work a computer simulation using the AFOSR code 'MAGIC' has verified the analytical simulations previously presented. The object is to eliminate the low- frequency oscillations that degrade the high-frequency operation of plasma-filled microwave tubes by adding a transverse ion flow or 'flush' to the plasma included. The computer simulation shows a rapidly growing low-frequency oscillation that is strongly damped and even terminated for increasing values of flush rate.
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Igor Alexeff, Mark Rader, "Stabilization of plasma-filled microwave tubes: a computer simulation", Proc. SPIE 2842, Millimeter and Submillimeter Waves and Applications III, (18 December 1996); doi: 10.1117/12.262770; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.262770
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