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Cusp gun Ka-band second-harmonic TE21 gyro-TWT amplifier

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3 Author(s)
S. B. Harriet ; Dept. of Appl. Sci., California Univ., Davis, CA, USA ; D. B. McDermott ; N. C. Luhmann

A second-harmonic TE21 gyro-TWT is being constructed at UCD that is predicted to produce 50 kW in Ka-band with 20% efficiency, 30 dB saturated gain and 3% bandwidth. The device is driven by a 70 kV, 3.5 A axis-encircling electron beam from a novel Northrop Grumman cusp gun.

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Vacuum Electronics Conference, 2004. IVEC 2004. Fifth IEEE International

Date of Conference:

27-29 April 2004