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The NRL plasma-filled gyrotron experiment
Author(s): S. H. Gold
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Paper Abstract

The beam space-charge associated with a gyrating intense relativistic electron beam limits the current that can be propagated, and thus the ultimate gyrotron power. An experiment at NRL has investigate the use a background plasma to increase the gyrotron beam current beyond the vacuum space charge limit, and thus to permit higher power gyrotron operation.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 December 1990
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 1514, 15th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves, 151466 (1 December 1990); doi: 10.1117/12.2301632
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S. H. Gold, U.S. Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1514:
15th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves
Richard J. Temkin, Editor(s)

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