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Backward Wave Oscillator for THz Frequency Range Based on Double Corrugation Slow-Wave Structure

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Publication date2010
Host publication35TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON INFRARED, MILLIMETER, AND TERAHERTZ WAVES (IRMMW-THZ 2010)
Place of publicationNew York
PublisherIEEE
Pages-
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-6657-3
Original languageEnglish

Conference

Conference35th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves
CityRome
Period5/09/1010/09/10

Conference

Conference35th International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves
CityRome
Period5/09/1010/09/10

Abstract

A 1-THz backward wave oscillator was designed and simulated. The introduction of the double corrugation rectangular waveguide SWS permits an effective interaction with cylindrical electron beams. The advantages of the backward wave operation permit remarkable performance up to 6 mW output power, in compact and realizable way, with a beam current density compatible with carbon nanotube cold cathode.