Accession Number : ADD008497

Title :   Low Thermal Stress Electrode.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Ek,Eric M

Report Date : 23 Mar 1981

Pagination or Media Count : 10

Abstract : A collector for use in a travelling wave tube includes a central metallic core that has a peripheral ceramic insulator with the central metallic core having a plurality of circumferentially spaced primary slots extending inwardly from the periphery and an equal number of secondary slots extending perpendicular to the primary slots adjacent the periphery of the electrode. The primary slots define a plurality of fingers and the secondary slots act as hinges for the fingers.

Descriptors :   *Patent applications, *Traveling wave tubes, *Electrodes, Ceramic materials, Insulation, Thermal expansion, Slots, Planar structures

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE