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New experimental results at long pulse and high repetition rate, from Varian's phase-locked magnetron array program
Author(s): Todd A. Treado; Paul D. Brown; Darrell Aiguier
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Paper Abstract

We have increased the energy from the Varian-HDL, conventional-emission, high-power magnetron to greater than 125 Joules/pulse by operating at 5.4-microsecond(s) pulse widths. We have also demonstrated 250-Hz repetition rate operation for 200-pulse bursts, resulting in 8-kW average power. In addition, a pair of these magnetrons has been phase-locked to an RF- isolated, low power driver source. Excellent phase stability of several degrees has been achieved. We report on the results of these recent experiments.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 July 1993
PDF: 11 pages
Proc. SPIE 1872, Intense Microwave Pulses, (8 July 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.147464
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Todd A. Treado, Varian Associates (United States)
Paul D. Brown, Varian Associates (United States)
Darrell Aiguier, Varian Associates (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1872:
Intense Microwave Pulses
Howard E. Brandt, Editor(s)

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