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Output circuit design for an intense beam klystron
Author(s): Phillip Dale Coleman; Kyle J. Hendricks; Moe Joseph Arman; Bruce E. Carlsten; William Brian Haynes; Raymond W. Lemke
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Paper Abstract

Development work is underway on a high current, mildly relativistic, L-band klystron source. The intense beam used in this tube presents unique design complications for the output circuit. Various considerations are discussed such as the trade-offs between beam potential and kinetic energies, optimum shunt impedances, and advantages of discrete versus distributed circuits. Three output circuit designs are presented. A description of the experimental hardware is given along with power extraction results from two output circuits.

Paper Details

Date Published: 8 September 1995
PDF: 7 pages
Proc. SPIE 2557, Intense Microwave Pulses III, (8 September 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.218553
Show Author Affiliations
Phillip Dale Coleman, Sandia National Labs. (United States)
Kyle J. Hendricks, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)
Moe Joseph Arman, Air Force Phillips Lab. (United States)
Bruce E. Carlsten, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
William Brian Haynes, Los Alamos National Lab. (United States)
Raymond W. Lemke, Sandia National Labs. (United States)


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

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