Microwave Devices

Beamwave Interaction

Research Highlights

  • Design and simulation of interaction structure for various microwave tubes namely, Travelling Wave Tube (TWT), Klystron, Gyrotron, IOT and Magnetron.
  • Simulation optimization in terms of accuracy and time
  • Sensitivity analysis due to beam loading, heat dissipation and integration with other components.

Current Research Activities

  • Interaction structure and coupler design for Ku-band 140-210 W (CTU) traveling wave tube (TWT), sponsored by SAC-ISRO under mission mode of project development
  • Interaction structure and coupler design for Ka-band 100-150 W (CTA) TWT, sponsored by SAC-ISRO under mission mode of project development
  • Development of high power RF couplers, sponsored by BARC under mission mode of project development
  • Design & Development of 2.5 MW C-Band Tunable Pulse Magnetron, sponsored by BARC under mission mode of project development
  • Design and development of 170GHz 100kW short pulse gyrotron, ITER-India under mission mode of project development
  • Design and development of 5 GHz 100kW CW Klystron, sponsored by IPR under mission mode of project development

Facilities available to Researchers

  • Electromagnetic design tools such as MAGIC, CST Studio Suite, HFSS, Comsol, ANSYS, VORPAL and SURF3D
  • Engineering design tools such as SolidWorks and AutoCAD
  • Windows OS based workstations for simulations