High Power RF Windows for Accelerator Applications

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Energy
Branch
n/a
Amount:
$500,000.00
Award Year:
2011
Program:
STTR
Phase:
Phase II
Contract:
DE-FG02-10ER86433
Award Id:
n/a
Agency Tracking Number:
95681
Solicitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Topic Code:
14 e
Solicitation Number:
DE-FOA-0000508
Small Business Information
690 Port Drive, San Mateo, CA, -
Hubzone Owned:
N
Minority Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Duns:
968627539
Principal Investigator:
Robert Ives
Dr.
(650) 312-9575
rli@calcreek.com
Business Contact:
Robert Ives
Dr.
(650) 312-9575
rli@calcreek.com
Research Institution:
North Carolina State University

NCSU Office of Sponsored Programs, Box 7514
2701 Sullivan Drive, Suite 240
Raleigh, NC, 27695-7514
() -
Nonprofit college or university
Abstract
High power RF windows are failing due to single surface multipactor. A more effective and robust technique is required to address this problem. This program will investigate two approaches for addressing multipactor failure in high power windows. The first will explore improved methods for depositing surface films to reduce secondary electron emission. The second approach will investigate changes to the surface chemistry to eliminate requirements for a surface film. Commercial Applications and Other Benefits: This technology would be applicable for high power RF windows for accelerators and microwave RF sources. This would eliminate costly failures and increase the power transmission capability of ceramic windows.

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