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Relativistic klystron amplifier I: high-power operation
Author(s): Moshe Friedman; Victor Serlin; Yue Ying Lau; Jonathan Krall
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Paper Abstract

An evaluation is made of the performance of a Relativistic Klystron Amplifier (RKA) at 1.3 GHz. Problems are found to be associated with the RKA's RF pulse generation which place an upper limit on the RKA's operating range. RF-breakdown initiated by the X-ray flux also puts a limit on the electron-beam voltage. Large RF output pulses require use of the phase-locking property of the RKA.

Paper Details

Date Published: 1 April 1991
PDF: 6 pages
Proc. SPIE 1407, Intense Microwave and Particle Beams II, (1 April 1991); doi: 10.1117/12.43474
Show Author Affiliations
Moshe Friedman, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Victor Serlin, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Yue Ying Lau, Naval Research Lab. (United States)
Jonathan Krall, Naval Research Lab. (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1407:
Intense Microwave and Particle Beams II
Howard E. Brandt, Editor(s)

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