Accession Number:

ADA482840

Title:

Operation of a Low-Voltage High-Transconductance Field Emitter Array TWT

Descriptive Note:

Briefing charts

Corporate Author:

L-3 COMMUNICATIONS CORP SAN CARLOS CA ELECTRON DEVICES DIV

Report Date:

2008-06-01

Pagination or Media Count:

38.0

Abstract:

Implementation of cold cathodes as an electron source for RF vacuum devices can have a significant impact on many aspects of device operation. Cold Cathode Impact on RF Device Operation No cathode wearout mechanism Room temperature operation Eliminate heater power High current density operation Instant turn-on Eliminate HV modulator Multi-mode operation Infinite ONOFF isolation Device miniaturization Increased interaction efficiency Improved linearity Decreased harmonic power.

Subject Categories:

  • Electricity and Magnetism

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE