Accession Number:

AD0609011

Title:

MILLIMETER WAVE COMPONENT DEVELOPMENT (BEAM-PLASMA AMPLIFIER).

Descriptive Note:

Technical note no. 6, 21 Jun-20 Aug 64,

Corporate Author:

MICROWAVE ASSOCIATES INC BURLINGTON MASS

Report Date:

1964-11-01

Pagination or Media Count:

35.0

Abstract:

A summary is given of the plasma testers built to date. Plasma density measurements are described on a plasma tester with small diameter cathodes. The results of an experiment using two Langmuir probes are also discussed. The theory of the PIG discharge is supplemented by studies of the losses, electric field and the potential distribution in the discharge. The progress to date on the 2 mm BPA study vehicle is outlined along with a description of modifications to be made. The performance of the waveguide components was improved by several measures resulting in acceptable values of VSWR and insertion loss. Author

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Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE