Cart (Loading....) | Create Account
Close category search window
 

Experimental studies of stability and amplification in a two-cavity second harmonic gyroklystron

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

7 Author(s)
Matthews, H.W. ; Lab. for Plasma Res., Maryland Univ., College Park, MD, USA ; Lawson, W. ; Calame, J.P. ; Flaherty, M.K.E.
more authors

We report the operating characteristics of a sequence of two-cavity second harmonic gyroklystrons which are derived in part from a previous fundamental tube and utilize output cavities which resonate at twice the drive frequency. We present results from the design simulations as well as details of the stable range of operating parameters. While the harmonic tube is somewhat more susceptible to spurious oscillations and more sensitive to parameter variations than the fundamental device, there is still considerable parameter space available for amplifier operation. Peak powers above 30 MW are obtained with efficiencies greater than 28% and large signal gains of 27 dB. These results depend critically on the magnetic field profile which has a slight up-taper at the optimum operating point. The nominal beam parameters include a pulse length of 1 μs, a voltage near 450 kV, a current in the range 235-245 A, and a perpendicular to parallel velocity ratio (α=v/vz) near one

Published in:

Plasma Science, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:22 ,  Issue: 5 )

Date of Publication:

Oct 1994

Need Help?


IEEE Advancing Technology for Humanity About IEEE Xplore | Contact | Help | Terms of Use | Nondiscrimination Policy | Site Map | Privacy & Opting Out of Cookies

A not-for-profit organization, IEEE is the world's largest professional association for the advancement of technology.
© Copyright 2014 IEEE - All rights reserved. Use of this web site signifies your agreement to the terms and conditions.