IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - High-efficiency K-Band space traveling-wave tube amplifier for near-Earth high data rate communications

2010 IEEE/MTT-S International Microwave Symposium - MTT 2010

Author(s): Simons, R.N. ; Force, D.A. ; Spitsen, P.C. ; Menninger, W.L. ; Robbins, N.R. ; Dibb, D.R. ; Todd, P.C.
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 May 2010
Conference Location: Anaheim, CA, USA, USA
Conference Date: 23 May 2010
Page(s): 1,400 - 1,403
ISBN (CD): 978-1-4244-7732-6
ISBN (Electronic): 978-1-4244-6058-8
ISBN (Paper): 978-1-4244-6056-4
ISBN (Online): 978-1-4244-6057-1
ISSN (CD): 0149-645X
ISSN (Paper): 0149-645X
ISSN (Online): 0149-645X
DOI: 10.1109/MWSYM.2010.5518302
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The RF performance of a new K-Band helix conduction cooled traveling-wave tube amplifier (TWTA), is presented in this paper. A total of three such units were manufactured, tested and delivered.... View More

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