Accession Number : ADD009534

Title :   Cerenkov Submillimeter Electromagnetic Wave Oscillator.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Morrison,Clyde A ; Leavitt,Richard P

Report Date : 25 May 1982

Pagination or Media Count : 4

Abstract : The device of the invention comprises a body of dielectric material having a metallic surface on one portion thereof. An electron beam is passed adjacent a second portion of the dielectric body in order to generate electromagnetic radiation in the dielectric. A feedback loop is provided to improve the coherence of the radiation output. (Author)

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Radiofrequency oscillators, *Cerenkov radiation, *Electron beams, Submillimeter waves, Coherent radiation, Dielectrics, Feedback, Loops, Inventions

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Particle Accelerators

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE