This article discusses the correction of pulse droop and rising edge overshoot with data from Empower’s 40 kW L band long duty cycle liquid cooled pulsed amplifier, Model 2237.
Radar and electronic warfare (EW) have been the primary applications for extremely high-power transmitters, driving the demand for specialized high-power traveling wave tubes (TWTs) and magnetrons. Diminishing sources of TWT supplies, with their poor reliability, inefficiency, large size, and high total lifetime cost of ownership, are causing the migration away from tubes. Improved pulse fidelity came along with the solid-state transmitter; however, next-generation radar depends on further improvements in waveform fidelity and flexibility.
Includes devices from leading suppliers
The SKU 1222 is a 9 to 10 GHz pulsed amplifier that can deliver up to 250W peak output power and related RF performance under all specified temperature and environmental conditions.
Richardson RFPD Announces High-Performance X-Band Pulsed Module for Radar Applications from Empower RF
Provides over 250 W of peak power from 9 to 10 GHz