Accession Number : ADD003574

Title :   High Power Microwave Radar Pulse Shaping System.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Nelson,Theodore M

Report Date : 04 Jan 1977

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : A high power microwave radar pulse shaping system includes a hybrid and a pair of plasma waveguide switches in combination. The two plasma waveguide switches with the hybrid between them, which, by grid pulsing of the plasma waveguide switches electronically change the RF pulsewidth and form extremely sharp leading and falling edges of the RF pulse passing therethrough.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Waveform generators, *Pulse generators, Radar pulses, Shape, Microwaves, Waveguides, Plasma generators, High power

Subject Categories : Active & Passive Radar Detection & Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE