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Mechanical Design Study for Gyrotron E×B Drift Two-Stage Depressed Collector

Ell, Benjamin; Pagonakis, Ioannis Gr.; Wu, Chuanren; Albert, David; Gantenbein, Gerd; Illy, Stefan; Kobarg, Thorsten; Rzesnicki, Tomasz; Thumm, Manfred; Jelonnek, John

Abstract (englisch):
The key for a significant increase of the gyrotron efficiency is the development of an efficient multistage depressed collector (MDC) for the annular spent electron beam. During the past years, many different design approaches based on E×B drift concept have been theoretically investigated at KIT. The next step towards the experimental validation of such an MDC is the development of a prototype. The complexity of the mechanical design of the MDC is strongly dependent on the size of the electrodes, the manufacturing possibilities of individual parts, the electric field distribution, etc. Considering all those factors, an MDC system has been optimized in order to significantly reduce the manufacturing complexity of the prototype. As a result, a significant smaller and simpler conceptual design for the MDC system is presented.

Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Hochleistungsimpuls- und Mikrowellentechnik (IHM)
Publikationstyp Vortrag
Publikationsmonat/-jahr 10.2020
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator KITopen-ID: 1000125388
HGF-Programm 31.03.02 (POF III, LK 01)
Plasma Heizsysteme
Veranstaltung 21st International Vacuum Electronics Conference (IVEC 2020), online, 19.10.2020 – 22.10.2020
Projektinformation EUROfusion (EU, H2020, 633053)
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