Alan Phelps, DPhil, MA, CPhys, FInstP, MIEEE, FRSE


  • United Kingdom

1996 …2023
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  • Experimental & numerical plasma physics
  • Relativistic electron beams
  • High power microwave sources
  • Laboratory plasmas
  • Natural plasmas
  • Free electron masers
  • gyro-sources
  • gyro-TWA
  • gyro-BWO
  • pseudospark
  • mm-wave sources
  • THz radiation

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Projects 2001 2023

Research Output 1996 2019

3 Downloads (Pure)

0.37 THz gyro-TWA with a cryo-free SCM: design and simulation

Donaldson, C. R., Zhang, L., Cross, A. W., Ronald, K., Phelps, A. D. R. & He, W., 1 Sep 2019, 2019 44th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz Waves (IRMMW-THz). Piscataway, N.J.: IEEE, 2 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution book

Open Access
Submillimeter waves
Superconducting magnets
Electron beams
traveling wave amplifiers

Apparatus for investigating non-linear microwave interactions in magnetised plasma

Bingham, R., Ronald, K., Whyte, C. G., Wilson, K., Phelps, A. D. R., Cairns, R. A., Eliasson, B., Koepke, M. E., Cross, A. W., Speirs, D. C., Robertson, C. W., MacInnes, P. & Bamford, R., 8 Jul 2019. 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Open Access
laser plasma interactions
plasma dynamics
ion acoustic waves


Fellow of the American Physical Society

Alan Phelps (Recipient), 2011

Prize: Election to learned society

Fellow of the Institute of Physics (FInstP)

Alan Phelps (Recipient), 1993

Prize: Election to learned society


Activities 1995 2019

12th UK-Europe-China Workshop on Millimetre Waves and THz Technologies (UCMMT 2019)

Alan Phelps (Organiser)
20 Aug 201922 Aug 2019

Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesOrganiser of major conference

External Examiner of DPhil Thesis, Oxford University

Alan Phelps (Examiner)
30 Oct 2018

Activity: Examination typesExamination