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Design of a 100 MW, 17 GHz second harmonic gyroklystron experiment
Author(s): P. E. Latham
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Paper Abstract

In an effort to expand the frontiers of high-energy physics, electron-positron colliders withcenter-of-mass energies approaching 1 TeV (and beyond) are being planned.1 These machines willrequire efficient, reliable, pulsed microwave amplifiers with peak power levels exceeding the state- of-the-art. The current linear collider standard is the 100 GeV Stanford Linear Collider,2 for whicha 1 ,us, 150 MW, S-Band klystron was developed.3 It is anticipated that comparable power levelswill be required in 10-20 GHz devices. Because klystron peak power scales (optimistically) withthe output wavelength squared, considerable enhancement is required.

Paper Details

Date Published: 30 November 2017
PDF: 2 pages
Proc. SPIE 2104, 18th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves, 21047D (30 November 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2298697
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P. E. Latham, Univ. of Maryland, College Park (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2104:
18th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves
James R. Birch; Terence J. Parker, Editor(s)

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