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Prospects For Multimegawatt Quasi-Optical Gyrotrons
Author(s): Michael E. Read
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Paper Abstract

Quasi-optical gyrotrons appear promising as multi-megawattt sources of cw radiation at frequencies to 300 GHz. In this paper, the theory of the quasi-optical gyrotron as well as recent experimental results are briefly reviewed, and comparisons made with conventional microwave cavity gyrotrons. The parameters of a 5 MW, 300 GHz device, based on scaling from simulations of lower power gyrotrons, are presented.

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Date Published: 24 September 1987
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 0791, Millimeter Wave Technology IV and RF Power Sources, (24 September 1987); doi: 10.1117/12.940795
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Michael E. Read, Physical Sciences, Incorporated (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0791:
Millimeter Wave Technology IV and RF Power Sources
James T. Coleman; James C. Wiltse, Editor(s)

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