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A cusp gun for gyro-amplifiers

Rowlands, D.H. and Whyte, C.G. and Young, A.R. and He, W.L. and Robertson, C.W. and Cross, A.W. and Phelps, A.D.R. and Ronald, K. and , IEEE (2007) A cusp gun for gyro-amplifiers. In: Joint 32nd International Conference on Infrared and Millimeter Waves, 2007 and the 2007 15th International Conference on Terahertz Electronics, 2007-09-02 - 2007-09-09.

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The latest results of experimental and numerical investigations of an X-band gyro-TWA with a cusp gun yielding a 10MW, 150kV, 70A axis-encircling beam and using a helically corrugated interaction region are presented. A gain of 30dB and a bandwidth of 20% is anticipated.