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Backward-wave vacuum amplifier for THz amplification

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Publication date1/02/2011
Host publicationVacuum Electronics Conference (IVEC), 2011 IEEE International
Pages267 -268
Number of pages2
ISBN (Print)978-1-4244-8662-5
Original languageEnglish


Backward-wave regime is suitable for the realization of THz vacuum amplifiers. The advantages in terms of structure dimensions, losses and low beam voltage are demonstrated. A 1 THz backward-wave amplifier is presented showing more that 18 dB gain and 8.5 dBm output power.