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Abstract

Experimental measurements of parasitic oscillations exited in quasi-optical gyrotron (QOG) beam tunnels are presented for different beam tunnel configurations. The observed starting current of such modes can be very low (100 mA), and the frequency is in general less than the maximum relativistic cyclotron frequency encountered in the beam tunnel. Estimations of the emitted RF power in parasitic modes is as high as 2 kW for a beam power of 70 kW.

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Authors: PEDROZZI M, Centre de Recherches en Physique des Plasmas, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (CH);ALBERTI S, Centre de Recherches en Physique des Plasmas, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (CH);TRAN M Q, Centre de Recherches en Physique des Plasmas, Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (CH)
Bibliographic Reference: Article: Proceedings of the 20th International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves (1995) pp. 5-6
Record Number: 199511522 / Last updated on: 1995-12-12
Category: PUBLICATION
Original language: en
Available languages: en