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Design and initial operation of a repetitively pulsed high-current relativistic klystron
Author(s): Jerrold S. Levine; N. J. Cooksey; Bruce D. Harteneck; S. R. Pomeroy; M. J. Willey; Moshe Friedman; Victor Serlin
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Paper Abstract

We have begun a program of repetitive operation of a high-current relativistic klystron on the CLIA facility at Physics International. Potential problems of beam formation have been investigated and found not to be a limitation at repetition rates as high as 200 Hz. We are presently beginning initial testing in repetitive mode of a 5 kA, 500 kV klystron, designed and tested in single shot mode at the Naval Research Laboratory. Initial results at 10 Hz do not indicate any problems that are inherently repetitive in nature.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1992
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 1629, Intense Microwave and Particle Beams III, (1 April 1992); doi: 10.1117/12.137140
Show Author Affiliations
Jerrold S. Levine, Physics International Co. (United States)
N. J. Cooksey, Physics International Co. (United States)
Bruce D. Harteneck, Physics International Co. (United States)
S. R. Pomeroy, Physics International Co. (United States)
M. J. Willey, Physics International Co. (United States)
Moshe Friedman, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Victor Serlin, Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1629:
Intense Microwave and Particle Beams III
Howard E. Brandt, Editor(s)

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