200 GHz BWO experiment with a pseudospark-sourced electron beam

H. Yin, D. Bowes, W. He, A. W. Cross, K. Ronald, A. D.R. Phelps, G. Liu, X. Chen, D. Li

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Abstract

Experimental results are presented of the first successful low-terahertz region operation of a pseudospark-driven backward wave oscillator (BWO) in the frequency range of 140 GHz to 220 GHz. The experiment agrees well with 3D particle-in-cell numerical simulations.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationUCMMT 2013 - 2013 6th UK, Europe, China Millimeter Waves and THz Technology Workshop
Number of pages2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 2013
Event2013 6th UK, Europe, China Millimeter Waves and THz Technology Workshop, UCMMT 2013 - Rome, Italy
Duration: 9 Sep 201311 Sep 2013

Conference

Conference2013 6th UK, Europe, China Millimeter Waves and THz Technology Workshop, UCMMT 2013
CountryItaly
CityRome
Period9/09/1311/09/13

Keywords

  • BWO
  • electron beam
  • pseudospark
  • terahertz radiation
  • backward wave oscillators
  • numerical analysis
  • anodes
  • discharges (electric)
  • cathodes
  • fault location

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    Yin, H., Bowes, D., He, W., Cross, A. W., Ronald, K., Phelps, A. D. R., ... Li, D. (2013). 200 GHz BWO experiment with a pseudospark-sourced electron beam. In UCMMT 2013 - 2013 6th UK, Europe, China Millimeter Waves and THz Technology Workshop [6641529] https://doi.org/10.1109/UCMMT.2013.6641529