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Issues for generation of long-pulse intense annular relativistic electron beams for relativistic klystron devices
Author(s): Kyle J. Hendricks; Phillip Dale Coleman; Michael D. Haworth; Thomas A. Spencer; Moe Joseph Arman; L. Bowers
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Paper Abstract

Design and testing of a magnitized, vacuum diode for use in a relativistic klystron amplifier is presented. This diode is to provide approximately 7 GW of electron beam power for 1 microsecond for partial conversion to rf energy by a 2 or 3 cavity klystron amplifier system. The present configuration will be shown. Results of calculations for the magnetic beam optics, electrostatic potential structure, and self-consisitent emission PIC simulations will be presented. Experimental results will be shown of the vacuum diode performance.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 September 1995
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 2557, Intense Microwave Pulses III, (8 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.218544
Show Author Affiliations
Kyle J. Hendricks, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)
Phillip Dale Coleman, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
Michael D. Haworth, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)
Thomas A. Spencer, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)
Moe Joseph Arman, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)
L. Bowers, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2557:
Intense Microwave Pulses III
Howard E. Brandt, Editor(s)

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