Measurement of a W-band gyro-TWA experiment based on a helically corrugated interaction region

W. He, C. R. Donaldson, L. Zhang, P. McElhinney, J. Garner, K. Ronald, A. W. Cross, A. D. R. Phelps

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Abstract

Measurements of an upgraded W-band gyro-TWA with a helically corrugated waveguide and a cusp electron gun are presented. With upgraded input coupler and output systems a gain of ~37 dB was measured from the experiment with a maximum output power of over 2 kW. The amplification from the gyro-TWA was measured in the frequency range of 90 GHz to 96 GHz.
Original languageEnglish
Pages1-2
Number of pages2
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 24 Apr 2017
Event18th International Vacuum Electronics Conference, IVEC 2017 - London, London, United Kingdom
Duration: 24 Apr 201726 Apr 2017
http://www.ivec2017.org/

Conference

Conference18th International Vacuum Electronics Conference, IVEC 2017
Abbreviated titleIVEC 2017
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityLondon
Period24/04/1726/04/17
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Keywords

  • gyrotron traveling-wave amplifier
  • gyro-TWA
  • helically corrugated interaction region
  • cusp electron gun

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    He, W., Donaldson, C. R., Zhang, L., McElhinney, P., Garner, J., Ronald, K., ... Phelps, A. D. R. (2017). Measurement of a W-band gyro-TWA experiment based on a helically corrugated interaction region. 1-2. Paper presented at 18th International Vacuum Electronics Conference, IVEC 2017, London, United Kingdom. https://doi.org/10.1109/IVEC.2017.8289637