STUDY OF METHODS TO IMPROVE HIGH POWER KLYSTRON LIFE AND RELIABILITY.
Quarterly progress rept. no. 2, 1 Apr-30 Jun 67,
VARIAN ASSOCIATES PALO ALTO CALIF
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Studies were conducted in the following areas. 1 Filament Studies The cycling test on three filaments under dc conditions at rated power was completed Bell jar tests at 20 excess power were completed Tests are continuing on seven diodes three with ac on heaters and four with dc on heaters Six new testers with modified cathode structures will be placed on the test rack. 2 Window Studies The test setup for studying arcs was completed, including the arc generator and arc protection circuits A number of tests were made on two half-wave thick block windows to determine the effect of arcs striking the window One window was tested to destruction. Author
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