Accession Number : ADD000207

Title :   Method for Eliminating Degradation of Crossed-Field-Amplifier Performance.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Goldstein,Bernard

Report Date : 05 Mar 1974

Pagination or Media Count : 2

Abstract : The patent describes a method for restoring the performance of certain crossed-field-amplifier tubes which have deteriorated because of degradation of the secondary emission characteristic. Performance is restored by providing an agent for gettering desorbed carbon on the cathode and activating the tube and the gettering agent simultaneously.

Descriptors :   *Crossed field devices, *Patents, Amplifiers, Degradation, Performance(Engineering), Secondary emission, Desorption, Carbon, Cathodes(Electron tubes)

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE