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

Ell, Benjamin ORCID iD icon; Pagonakis, Ioannis Gr.; Wu, Chuanren ORCID iD icon; 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.

DOI: 10.1109/IVEC45766.2020.9520565
Zitationen: 2
Zitationen: 2
Zugehörige Institution(en) am KIT Institut für Hochleistungsimpuls- und Mikrowellentechnik (IHM)
Publikationstyp Proceedingsbeitrag
Publikationsdatum 27.08.2021
Sprache Englisch
Identifikator ISBN: 978-1-5386-8288-3
KITopen-ID: 1000138404
HGF-Programm 31.13.02 (POF IV, LK 01) Plasma Heating & Current Drive Systems
Erschienen in 2020 IEEE 21st International Conference on Vacuum Electronics (IVEC): 19-22 October 2020, Monterey, CA, USA (online)
Veranstaltung 21st International Vacuum Electronics Conference (IVEC 2020), Online, 19.10.2020 – 22.10.2020
Verlag Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)
Seiten 187–188
Projektinformation EUROfusion (EU, H2020, 633053)
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