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Experimental investigations on miniaturized high-frequency vacuum electron devices

Sch. of Phys., Seoul Nat. Univ., South Korea
IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science (Impact Factor: 0.95). 05/2005; 33(2):679 - 684. DOI: 10.1109/TPS.2005.844529
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ABSTRACT We investigated the foundations for high-frequency vacuum electron devices experimentally, with emphasis on deep etch X-ray lithography: lithographie, galvanoformung, abformung (LIGA) to fabricate a miniaturized interaction circuit and a photonic crystal (PC) resonator to excite a stable high-order mode. The successful operation of a LIGA-fabricated folded-waveguide traveling-wave tube was reported. From such physical considerations as Debye length and photonic band gap, we proposed a reflex klystron adopting a cold cathode and a PC resonator.

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