Accession Number : ADD008197

Title :   Impedance Tapered Dematron.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Chaffee,Edwin G

Report Date : 29 Dec 1980

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : The invention comprises a crossed-field amplifier with a linear format slow wave structure of the ladder type, comprising a large plurality of U-shaped rungs with rung caps centrally disposed thereon, and a pair of oppositely wound helices running side-by-side through said U-shaped rungs, with the pitch of said helices each being equal to the spacing of said rungs, said slow wave device further including a pair of elongated trimmers of rectangular cross section running along each side of the array of U-shaped rungs and connecting the ends of all adjacent rungs, the trimmer height in approximately the first one third of the slow device being increased compared to its height for the remainder of the device. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Slow wave circuits, Inventions, Height, Rectangular bodies, Microwave amplifiers, Cross sections, Crossed field devices

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE