Terahertz (THZ) reverse magnetron

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Larraza, Andres
Wolfe, David M.
Catterlin, Jeffrey K.
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2013-05-21
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A THz micromagnetron includes a MEMS-based reverse magnetron configuration in which the anode is located at the center of the magnetron surrounded by a cathode ring. Electrons move radially inward in the combined electric and magnetic cross-fields and can reach orbiting angular frequencies in the THz region, even with a magnetic field of the order of 1 T or less. The THz reverse magnetron is portable, operates at room temperature, and can be bright.
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Naval Postgraduate School (U.S.)
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This publication is a work of the U.S. Government as defined in Title 17, United States Code, Section 101. Copyright protection is not available for this work in the United States.
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