Form factor effects on microwave Cerenkov radiation
Turner, Edward R.
Neighbours, John R.
Maruyama, Xavier K.
MetadataShow full item record
The effects of the electron bunch charge distribution on the production of microwave Cerenkov radiation in air are investigated. The representation of this distribution is presented in terms of a function called the form factor. Theory is developed which uses two dimensionless quantities to study the form factor effects. These are the emission length to wavelength ratio and the bunch length to wavelength ratio. A prediction is made for conditions which allows a concentration of radiation ninety degrees to the beam. Results are reported of experiments which were performed to measure the effects of the form factor using parameters available at the Naval Postgraduate School's linear accelerator. Findings from these experiments along with suggestions for further research are included. Keywords include: Microwave Cerenkov Radiation; and Stimulated Cerenkov Radiation
Showing items related by title, author, creator and subject.
Geoghegan, Kevin B. (Monterey, California: Naval Postgraduate School, 2013-12);As a consequence of the semiconductor industry chasing Moore’s Law, device scaling and changes to the transistor material system have introduced significant emerging reliability concerns that have the potential for drastically ...
Improved method for simulating total radiation dose effects on single and composite operational amplifiers using PSPICE Dufour, David M. (Monterey California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2004-06);This research is part of a continued effort to simulate the effects of total dose radiation on the performance of single and composite operational amplifiers using PSPICE. This research provides further verification that ...
A novel approach to modeling the effects of radiation in Gallium-Arsenide solar cells using Silvaco's atlas software Crespin, Aaron L. (Monterey, California. Naval Postgraduate School, 2004-09);The effects of radiation in GaAs solar cells has been extensively researched and the results of numerous investigation have yielded a considerable amount of information about the degradation in irradiated solar cells. This ...