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Multimode simulation of high frequency gyrotrons
Author(s): S. H. Gold
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Paper Abstract

We present a simulation study of mode competition in a highly overmoded gyrotron cavity, modeled after the approximate design parameters of a 280 GHz, 1 MW TE+42,7-mode gyrotron at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). This study addresses 1) the problem of achieving gyrotron operation in the design mode, and at a value of magnetic detuning sufficient to achieve high efficiency operation, and 2) the mode purity of the final state.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 October 1991
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 1576, 16th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves, 15760R (1 October 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.2297740
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S. H. Gold, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1576:
16th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves
Minh Quang Tran, Editor(s)

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