Accelerator production of tritium 700 MHz and 350 MHz klystron test results

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The Accelerator Production of Tritium project (APT) utilizes a 1,700 MeV, 100 mA proton Linac. The radio frequency (RF) power is provided by 244 continuous wave (CW) klystron amplifiers at 350 MHz and 700 MHz. All but three of the klystrons operate at a frequency of 700 MHz. The 350 MHz klystrons have a nominal output power of 1.2 MW at a DC-to-RF conversion efficiency of 65%. They are modulating-anode klystrons and operate at a beam voltage and current of 95 kV and 20 A. The design is based on the CERN klystron. The 700 MHz klystron is a new ... continued below

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Rees, D.; Lynch, M. & Tallerico, P. December 31, 1998.

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The Accelerator Production of Tritium project (APT) utilizes a 1,700 MeV, 100 mA proton Linac. The radio frequency (RF) power is provided by 244 continuous wave (CW) klystron amplifiers at 350 MHz and 700 MHz. All but three of the klystrons operate at a frequency of 700 MHz. The 350 MHz klystrons have a nominal output power of 1.2 MW at a DC-to-RF conversion efficiency of 65%. They are modulating-anode klystrons and operate at a beam voltage and current of 95 kV and 20 A. The design is based on the CERN klystron. The 700 MHz klystron is a new development for APT. Three 700 MHz klystrons are currently under development. Two vendors are each developing a baseline klystron that has a nominal output power of 1.0 MW at a DC-to-RF conversion efficiency of 65%. A 700 MHz klystron is also under development that promises to provide an efficiency in excess of 70%. The 700 MHz klystrons operate at a maximum beam voltage of 95 kV and a maximum beam current of 17 A. The test results of these klystrons will be presented and the design features will be discussed.

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INIS; OSTI as DE99002317

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  • 19. international linac conference, Chicago, IL (United States), 23-28 Aug 1998

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  • Other: DE99002317
  • Report No.: LA-UR--98-3496
  • Report No.: CONF-980827--
  • Grant Number: W-7405-ENG-36
  • DOI: 10.2172/345047 | External Link
  • Office of Scientific & Technical Information Report Number: 345047
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc674451

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Rees, D.; Lynch, M. & Tallerico, P. Accelerator production of tritium 700 MHz and 350 MHz klystron test results, report, December 31, 1998; New Mexico. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc674451/: accessed December 16, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.