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Broadband gyro-TWA simulations and comparison with experiment

Whyte, Colin and Young, Alan and Rafferty, Euan Gregory and Phelps, Alan and He, Wenlong and Cross, Adrian and Ronald, Kevin (2006) Broadband gyro-TWA simulations and comparison with experiment. In: 2006 IEEE International vacuum electronics conference held jointly with 2006 IEEE International vacuum electron sources. IEEE International Vacuum Electronics Conference IVEC . IEEE, New York, pp. 463-464. ISBN 1424401089

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This paper presents the latest results from a second harmonic gyro-TWA experiment at Strathclyde University. The experiment uses a helically corrugated interaction region and operates at X-Band. Simulations have been performed to predict the amplifier 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 current laboratory experiments