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