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Title: Klystron having electrostatic quadrupole focusing arrangement

Abstract

A klystron includes a source for emitting at least one electron beam, and an accelerator for accelarating the beam in a given direction through a number of drift tube sections successively aligned relative to one another in the direction of the beam. A number of electrostatic quadrupole arrays are successively aligned relative to one another along at least one of the drift tube sections in the beam direction for focusing the electron beam. Each of the electrostatic quadrupole arrays forms a different quadrupole for each electron beam. Two or more electron beams can be maintained in parallel relationship by the quadrupole arrays, thereby enabling space charge limitations encountered with conventional single beam klystrons to be overcome.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. (East Moriches, NY)
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
ASSOC UNIVERSITIES INC
OSTI Identifier:
864689
Patent Number(s):
4401918
Application Number:
06/205,070
Assignee:
Maschke, Alfred W. (East Moriches, NY) BNL
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-76CH00016
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
klystron; electrostatic; quadrupole; focusing; arrangement; source; emitting; electron; beam; accelerator; accelarating; direction; drift; tube; sections; successively; aligned; relative; arrays; forms; beams; maintained; parallel; relationship; enabling; space; charge; limitations; encountered; conventional; single; klystrons; overcome; pole array; quadrupole arrays; electron beam; electron beams; drift tube; tube sections; beam direction; space charge; single beam; tube section; parallel relationship; parallel relation; electrostatic quadrupole; conventional single; quadrupole array; /315/

Citation Formats

Maschke, Alfred W. Klystron having electrostatic quadrupole focusing arrangement. United States: N. p., 1983. Web.
Maschke, Alfred W. Klystron having electrostatic quadrupole focusing arrangement. United States.
Maschke, Alfred W. Tue . "Klystron having electrostatic quadrupole focusing arrangement". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/864689.
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title = {Klystron having electrostatic quadrupole focusing arrangement},
author = {Maschke, Alfred W.},
abstractNote = {A klystron includes a source for emitting at least one electron beam, and an accelerator for accelarating the beam in a given direction through a number of drift tube sections successively aligned relative to one another in the direction of the beam. A number of electrostatic quadrupole arrays are successively aligned relative to one another along at least one of the drift tube sections in the beam direction for focusing the electron beam. Each of the electrostatic quadrupole arrays forms a different quadrupole for each electron beam. Two or more electron beams can be maintained in parallel relationship by the quadrupole arrays, thereby enabling space charge limitations encountered with conventional single beam klystrons to be overcome.},
doi = {},
journal = {},
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place = {United States},
year = {1983},
month = {8}
}

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