Measurement of 30kW output from a W-band source constructed by additive manufacturing

Phipps, A. R. and Maclachlan, A. J. and Robertson, C. W. and Zhang, L. and Cross, A. W. and Phelps, A. D. R.; (2017) Measurement of 30kW output from a W-band source constructed by additive manufacturing. In: 2017 10th UK-Europe-China Workshop on Millimetre Waves and Terahertz Technologies, UCMMT 2017. IEEE, GBR. ISBN 9781538627204

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    Abstract

    Experimental results from the operation of an electron beam driven, mm-wave, vacuum electronic source are reported. The aim of this work is to create improved electron-beam-driven, vacuum electronic mm-wave and sub-THz sources by exploiting dispersion-engineering. Dispersion-engineered structures can be manufactured by several techniques and in this work additive manufacturing has proven to be quick, reliable and cost-effective.