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Fast-wave devices

  • G. Mourier
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Abstract

While classical microwave tubes use electromagnetic circuits of a rather complex shape where the field maps are also complex, a new field was opened in the last decades with much simpler circuits, allowing much higher powers or frequencies. A need for very high power at millimetre wavelengths appeared particularly in the field of controlled thermonuclear fusion.

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© Bradford L. Smith and Michel-Henri Carpentier 1993

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