Simultaneous Stabilization of Gyrotron Frequency and Power by PID Double Feedback Control on the Acceleration and Anode Voltages

  • E. M. Khutoryan
  • T. Idehara
  • A. N. Kuleshov
  • Y. Tatematsu
  • Y. Yamaguchi
  • Y. Matsuki
  • T. Fujiwara
Article

DOI: 10.1007/s10762-017-0374-1

Cite this article as:
Khutoryan, E.M., Idehara, T., Kuleshov, A.N. et al. J Infrared Milli Terahz Waves (2017). doi:10.1007/s10762-017-0374-1

Abstract

In this paper, we present the results of simultaneous stabilization of both the frequency and the output power by a double PID feedback control on the acceleration and anode voltages in the 460-GHz gyrotron FU CW GVI, also known as “Gyrotron FU CW GO-1” (according to the nomenclature adopted at Osaka University). The approach used in the experiments is based on the modulation of the cyclotron frequency and the pitch factor (velocity ratio) of the electron beam by varying the acceleration and the anode voltages, respectively. In a long-term experiment, the frequency and power stabilities were made to be better than ±10−6 and ±1%, respectively.

Keywords

Gyrotron Second harmonic Power and frequency stabilization DNP-NMR spectroscopy Sub-THz radiation 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. M. Khutoryan
    • 1
    • 2
  • T. Idehara
    • 1
    • 3
  • A. N. Kuleshov
    • 1
    • 2
    • 4
  • Y. Tatematsu
    • 1
  • Y. Yamaguchi
    • 1
  • Y. Matsuki
    • 4
  • T. Fujiwara
    • 4
  1. 1.Research Center for Development of Far-Infrared RegionUniversity of Fukui (FIR UF)Fukui-shiJapan
  2. 2.O. Ya.Usikov Institute for Radiophysics and Electronics IRE NASUKharkivUkraine
  3. 3.Gyro Tech Co. Ltd.Fukui-shiJapan
  4. 4.Institute for Protein ResearchOsaka UniversitySuita-shiJapan