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Magnetron frequency twinning.

Carter, Richard G. and Ball, E. M. and Brady, M. B. (2000) Magnetron frequency twinning. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 28 (3). pp. 905-909. ISSN 0093-3813

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    Abstract

    Pulsed magnetron oscillators sometimes show an instability known as ``twinning'' in which the spectrum shows two, or more, closely spaced peaks. This phenomenon is undesirable and can lead to problems when it occurs in magnetrons used in radars. An experimental investigation of twinning is described from which conclusions are drawn about the design parameters that affect it. It has been shown that changes in factors, such as the magnetic field strength, the external match, the cathode coating, and the cathode temperature, can be used to reduce the probability of twinning or to move the point at which it occurs outside the normal operating range of the tube. Possible theoretical explanations are discussed.}

    Item Type: Article
    Journal or Publication Title: IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science
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    Subjects: T Technology > TK Electrical engineering. Electronics Nuclear engineering
    Departments: Faculty of Science and Technology > Engineering
    ID Code: 26826
    Deposited By: Prof Richard G. Carter
    Deposited On: 27 Jul 2009 14:35
    Refereed?: Yes
    Published?: Published
    Last Modified: 24 Jan 2014 05:17
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    URI: http://eprints.lancs.ac.uk/id/eprint/26826

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