High-voltage millimeter-wave gyro-traveling-wave amplifier

S. H. Gold, D. A. Kirkpatrick, A. W. Fliflet, R. B. McCowan, A. K. Kinkead, D. L. Hardesty, M. Sucy

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An intense-beam gyro-traveling-wave amplifier experiment has demonstrated an apparent growth rate of 2.2 dB/cm at 35 GHz, with total gain exceeding 30 dB, and an output power of ∼20 MW (±3 dB), corresponding to an efficiency of ∼11%.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)6696-6698
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of Applied Physics
Issue number9
StatePublished - 1991
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Physics and Astronomy


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