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Cavity Vircator Amplifier - Priming And Phase Locking Of High Power Vircators
Author(s): Henry Sze; David Price; Wee-yong Woo; David Fittinghoff; Jim Benford
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Paper Abstract

Preliminary experimental and theoretical results are reported on priming and phase locking of high power cavity vircators. Experimentally, we examine the selection criteria and performance of rectangular and cylindrical resonant cavity vircators. Theoretically, we conduct phenomenological modeling of a magnetron driven cavity vircator. In addition, we are undertaking basic vircator instability analysis to determine the linear growth rate and non-linear saturation physics.

Paper Details

Date Published: 9 May 1988
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 0873, Microwave and Particle Beam Sources and Propagation, (9 May 1988); doi: 10.1117/12.965082
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Henry Sze, Physics International Company (United States)
David Price, Physics International Company (United States)
Wee-yong Woo, Physics International Company (United States)
David Fittinghoff, Physics International Company (United States)
Jim Benford, Physics International Company (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 0873:
Microwave and Particle Beam Sources and Propagation
Norman Rostoker, Editor(s)

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