Accession Number:

AD0857804

Title:

Second Source for Crossed-Field Amplifier QKS1567 C-Band Self-Modulated Forward-Wave Amplifier.

Descriptive Note:

Final rept. 8 Mar 68-31 Mar 69,

Corporate Author:

RAYTHEON CO WALTHAM MA MICROWAVE AND POWER TUBE DIV

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1969-08-01

Pagination or Media Count:

32.0

Abstract:

The feasibility of a self-modulated C-band forward-wave crossed-field amplifier QKS1567 to operate at 2 MW peak and 20 kW average output power was studied. A high power forward-wave anode circuit liquid-cooled of 65 active sections was built using a stub-supported double-helix circuit. A platinum emitting surface cathode incorporating a non-emitting bias electrode was used in the final tube assembly. Extensive cold-test studies of several slow-wave circuits resulted in a new circuit design not previously used. Its power handling capability was increased three times over the stub supported meander line circuit of the QKS1480. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE