Integrated Resonant Cavity Combined Solid-State Transmitter

Award Information
Agency: Department of Energy
Branch: N/A
Contract: DE-FG02-12ER90279
Agency Tracking Number: 99247
Amount: $148,093.00
Phase: Phase I
Program: SBIR
Awards Year: 2012
Solicitation Year: 2012
Solicitation Topic Code: 27 c
Solicitation Number: DE-FOA-0000577
Small Business Information
Diversified Technologies, Inc.
35 Wiggins Avenue , Bedford, MA, 01730-2345
DUNS: 602959579
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 John Kinross-Wright
 Dr.
 (781) 275-9444
 wright@divtecs.com
Business Contact
 Michael Kempkes
Title: Dr.
Phone: (781) 275-9444
Email: kempkes@divtecs.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Very high power transistorized RF amplifiers are promising for future DOE accelerators including Project X and others, but the complexity and cost must be reduced. The concept under investigation is effectively scalable to megawatt power levels. A novel solid-state amplifier based on an integrated resonant cavity combiner will combine the power output of many high power transistors in one step. The simple and rugged configuration leads to massive reductions in the complexity of RF connections and coolant lines. These improvements will reduce cost and improve field reliability. Commercial Applications/Benefits: The new technology will be applicable to all users of high power, narrowband RF and microwave sources. This includes widespread industrial microwave heating applications as well as many scientific applications in addition to particle accelerators

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