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Technical Physics Letters

, Volume 44, Issue 9, pp 830–832 | Cite as

Transparent Traveling-Wave Tubes with Multivelocity Electron Beams

  • Yu. A. Kalinin
  • A. V. Starodubov
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Abstract

We present results of a theoretical and experimental investigation of the output characteristics of transparent (containing no local absorbers) traveling-wave tubes (TWTs) operating on multivelocity (turbulent) electron beams. It is established that higher gain (up to 20 dB) and higher efficiency (40–50%) can be achieved in this case in comparison to the output characteristics of transparent TWTs employing monovelocity (laminar) electron beams. This effect is explained by the formation of space-charge bunches of much higher density in multivelocity electron beams than in monovelocity beams.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Saratov State UniversitySaratovRussia

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