Microwave Devices

Vacuum Microelectronic Devices

Research Highlights

  • Development of nanoparticle-based high current density cathode for THz devices application.
  • Study and development of active sintered controlled porosity dispenser cathode.
  • Design of folded waveguide slow wave structure for W-Band TWT.
  • Design and development of a 1 kA/cm2 sheet beam plasma cathode electron gun.

Current Research Activities

  • To investigate the electron beam generation from miniaturized aperture.
  • Technological studies for nano-particle based high current density dispenser cathode.
  • Design of beam-wave interaction structures suitable for sub-mm wave radiation.
  • Exploration of micro-fabrication technology for fabricating miniaturized geometry.