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Electron gun design for large orbit axis encircling beams

Robertson, Craig W. and Whyte, Colin G. and Young, Alan R. and Phelps, Alan D. R. and He, Wenlong and Cross, Adrian W. and Ronald, Kevin (2010) Electron gun design for large orbit axis encircling beams. In: 35th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves, 2010-09-05 - 2010-09-10.

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Abstract

Large orbit axis-encircling electron beams provide improved coupling and mode selectivity in certain gyro-devices. Three alternate gun designs for producing large orbit axis-encircling electron beams are described and compared. Experimental results for one of these designs are presented.