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High-power klystrons
Author(s): John G. Siambis; Richard B. True; R. S. Symons
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Paper Abstract

Novel emerging applications in advanced linear collider accelerators, ionospheric and atmospheric sensing and modification and a wide spectrum of industrial processing applications, have resulted in microwave tube requirements that call for further development of high power klystrons in the range from S-band to X-band. In the present paper we review recent progress in high power klystron development and discuss some of the issues and scaling laws for successful design. We also discuss recent progress in electron guns with potential grading electrodes for high voltage with short and long pulse operation via computer simulations obtained from the code DEMEOS, as well as preliminary experimental results. We present designs for high power beam collectors.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 May 1994
PDF: 9 pages
Proc. SPIE 2154, Intense Microwave Pulses II, (13 May 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.175748
Show Author Affiliations
John G. Siambis, Litton Systems, Inc. (United States)
Richard B. True, Litton Systems, Inc. (United States)
R. S. Symons, Litton Systems, Inc. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2154:
Intense Microwave Pulses II
Howard E. Brandt, Editor(s)

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