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Design of sub-THz traveling wave tubes for high data rate long range wireless links

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Design of sub-THz traveling wave tubes for high data rate long range wireless links. / Basu, Rupa; Billa, Laxma Reddy; Letizia, Rosa; Paoloni, Claudio.

In: Semiconductor Science and Technology, Vol. 33, No. 12, 124009, 30.10.2018.

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Basu, Rupa ; Billa, Laxma Reddy ; Letizia, Rosa ; Paoloni, Claudio. / Design of sub-THz traveling wave tubes for high data rate long range wireless links. In: Semiconductor Science and Technology. 2018 ; Vol. 33, No. 12.

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title = "Design of sub-THz traveling wave tubes for high data rate long range wireless links",
abstract = "The development of high capacity wireless networks, to satisfy the increasing demand of mobile high-speed internet, is stimulating the exploitation of the wide frequency bands in the millimeter and THz range. Above 100 GHz, the high atmosphere attenuation is the major obstacle for wireless links of adequate length, due to the low power available from solid state amplifiers. Traveling wave tubes are promising devices capable to generate multi-watt power at sub-THz frequency. In this paper, the design and performance of a Traveling Wave Tube in the 210 – 250 GHz band with about 1W output power will be described, to power a 40 Gigabits per second optical transmitter for 1 km point-to-point link. A novel approach for a simple and low-cost fabrication, based on the use of the double corrugated waveguide is proposed.",
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