Output Cavity Design for a Corkscrew Hollow-Beam Klystron at X-Band

Conference: GeMiC 2014 - German Microwave Conference
03/10/2014 - 03/12/2014 at Aachen, Germany

Proceedings: ITG-Fb. 246: GeMiC 2014

Pages: 3Language: englishTyp: PDF

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Nie, J.; Henke, H. (Technische Universitaet Berlin, Sekr. EN-2, Einsteinufer 17, 10587 Berlin, Germany)
Grede, A. (Huettinger Elektronik, Boetzinger Str. 80, 79111 Freiburg, Germany)

A hollow-beam klystron with corkscrew modulation has a series of advantages. Here, the design of a high efficient, multi-gap output cavity at X- band is given. With three gaps an extraction efficiency of 46.5% was achieved for a 100 kV, 10 A beam.