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Radial Transmission-Line Linear Accelerators

  • K. R. Prestwich
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSB, volume 178)

Abstract

Many applications of high current electron or ion beams require voltages in the 30 MeV to 100 MeV range with currents in the 10 kA to 100 kA range. The most straightforward way to achieve the high beam energies is to use a linear accelerator. RF accelerators operate at the high end of the voltage range with currents less than 10 A (Fultz and Whitten, 1971). At the low end of the voltage range, the Phermex facility at Los Alamos Scientific Laboratories has been operated at 30 MeV and 500 A (Boyd et al., 1965; Moir et al., 1985).

Keywords

Transmission Line Energy Transfer Efficiency Bipolar Pulse Matched Load Marx Generator 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. R. Prestwich
    • 1
  1. 1.Sandia National LaboratoriesAlbuquerqueUSA

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