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Comparison of broadband gyro-TWA simulations with experiments

Young, A.R. and Whyte, C.G. and Rafferty, E.G. and Thomson, Jamie and Robertson, C.W. and Phelps, A.D.R. and He, W. and Cross, A.W. and Ronald, K. (2006) Comparison of broadband gyro-TWA simulations with experiments. In: Joint 31st International Conference on Infrared Millimeter Waves and 14th International Conference on Teraherz Electronics, 2006 (IRMMW-THz 2006). IEEE, Piscataway, New Jersey, p. 342. ISBN 1424404002

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Abstract

The latest results of experimental and numerical investigations of a second harmonic X-band gyro-TWA with a helically corrugated interaction region are presented. Simulations have been performed to predict the amplifler gain and bandwidth using both linear theory and a non-linear PiC code. Results from these simulations are compared to both earlier experimental results and ongoing laboratory investigations.