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Helically corrugated waveguides for compression of microwave pulses

McStravick, M. and Samsonov, S.V. and Cross, A.W. and Denisov, G.G. and He, W. and MacInnes, P. and Phelps, Alan and Ronald, Kevin and Konoplev, Ivan and Young, Alan and Whyte, Colin (2008) Helically corrugated waveguides for compression of microwave pulses. In: 2008 33rd international conference on infrared millimeter and terahertz waves. IEEE, New York, pp. 181-182. ISBN 9781424421190

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Abstract

Waveguide with a helical corrugation of the inner surface has the desirable properties of optimised dispersion, operation far from cut-off and high breakdown field strength which make it an excellent medium for passive pulse compression. New compression measurements at both milli-watt and kilowatt powers using an optimised frequency modulation of the input pulse will be presented and discussed.