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Title: Magnetically insulated transmission line oscillator

Abstract

A magnetically insulated transmission line oscillator employs self-generated magnetic fields to generate microwave energy. An anode of the oscillator includes slow-wave structures which are formed of a plurality of thin conductive vanes defining cavities therebetween, and a gap is formed between the anode and a cathode of the oscillator. In response to a pulsed voltage applied to the anode and cathode, self-generated magnetic fields arfe produced in a cross-field orientation with respect to the orientation of the electric field between the anode and the cathode. The cross-field magnetic fields insulate the flow of electrons in the gap and confine the flow of electrons within the gap.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1];  [1];  [1]
  1. Albuquerque, NM
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
AT&T
OSTI Identifier:
866781
Patent Number(s):
4785261
Assignee:
United States of America as represented by United States (Washington, DC)
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01J - ELECTRIC DISCHARGE TUBES OR DISCHARGE LAMPS
DOE Contract Number:  
AC04-76DP00789
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
magnetically; insulated; transmission; line; oscillator; employs; self-generated; magnetic; fields; generate; microwave; energy; anode; slow-wave; structures; formed; plurality; conductive; vanes; defining; cavities; therebetween; gap; cathode; response; pulsed; voltage; applied; arfe; produced; cross-field; orientation; respect; electric; field; insulate; flow; electrons; confine; wave structure; line oscillator; voltage applied; microwave energy; electric field; transmission line; magnetic field; magnetic fields; insulated transmission; magnetically insulated; wave energy; pulsed voltage; field orientation; generated magnetic; /331/315/

Citation Formats

Bacon, Larry D, Ballard, William P, Clark, M Collins, and Marder, Barry M. Magnetically insulated transmission line oscillator. United States: N. p., 1988. Web.
Bacon, Larry D, Ballard, William P, Clark, M Collins, & Marder, Barry M. Magnetically insulated transmission line oscillator. United States.
Bacon, Larry D, Ballard, William P, Clark, M Collins, and Marder, Barry M. Fri . "Magnetically insulated transmission line oscillator". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/866781.
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abstractNote = {A magnetically insulated transmission line oscillator employs self-generated magnetic fields to generate microwave energy. An anode of the oscillator includes slow-wave structures which are formed of a plurality of thin conductive vanes defining cavities therebetween, and a gap is formed between the anode and a cathode of the oscillator. In response to a pulsed voltage applied to the anode and cathode, self-generated magnetic fields arfe produced in a cross-field orientation with respect to the orientation of the electric field between the anode and the cathode. The cross-field magnetic fields insulate the flow of electrons in the gap and confine the flow of electrons within the gap.},
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journal = {},
number = ,
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place = {United States},
year = {1988},
month = {1}
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