High pulse power rf sources for linear colliders
RF sources with high peak power output and relatively short pulse lengths will be required for future high gradient e/sup +/e/sup -/ linear colliders. The required peak power and pulse length depend on the operating frequency, energy gradient and geometry of the collider linac structure. The frequency and gradient are in turn constrained by various parameters which depend on the beam-beam collision dynamics, and on the total ac wall-plug power that has been committed to the linac rf system. Various rf sources which might meet these requirements are reviewed. Existing source types (e.g., klystrons, gyrotrons) and sources which show future promise based on experimental prototypes are first considered. Finally, several proposals for high peak power rf sources based on unconventional concepts are discussed. These are an FEL source (two beam accelerator), rf energy storage cavities with switching, and a photocathode device which produces an rf current by direct emission modulation of the cathode.
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- Report Number(s):
- SLAC-PUB-3227; CONF-830822-44
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- Resource Relation:
- Conference: 12. international conference on high energy accelerators, Batavia, IL, USA, 11 Aug 1983
- Research Org:
- Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, CA (USA)
- Country of Publication:
- United States
- 43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; RF SYSTEMS; REVIEWS; STANFORD LINEAR COLLIDER; KLYSTRONS; MICROWAVE AMPLIFIERS; POWER AMPLIFIERS; ACCELERATOR FACILITIES; ACCELERATORS; AMPLIFIERS; DOCUMENT TYPES; ELECTRON TUBES; ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT; EQUIPMENT; LINEAR ACCELERATORS; MICROWAVE EQUIPMENT; MICROWAVE TUBES 430100* -- Particle Accelerators-- Design, Development, & Operation
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