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The Amplifier Research 100T40G50 is a self-contained, forced air cooled, broadband traveling wave tube (TWT) microwave amplifier designed for applications where instantaneous bandwidth and high gain are required. A reliable TWT subsystem provides a conservative 100 watts minimum, measured at the amplifier output flange. Stated power specifications are at the fundamental frequency.
The amplifier's front panel digital display shows forward and reflected output plus extensive system status information accessed through a series of menus via soft keys. Status indicators include power on, warm-up, standby, operate, faults, excess reflected power warning and remote. Standard features include a built-in IEEE-488 (GPIB) interface, 0 dBm input, VSWR protection, gain control, RF output sample ports, plus monitoring of TWT helix current, cathode voltage, collector voltage, heater current, heater voltage, baseplate temperature and cabinet temperature.
Modular design of the power supply and RF components allow for easy access and repair. Use of a switching mode power supply results in significant weight reduction. The rated power is developed by efficiently power combining the outputs from two microwave tubes that are factory-matched in gain and phase.
Housed in a stylish contemporary cabinet, the unit is designed for benchtop use but can be removed from the cabinet for rack mounting. The Amplifier Research 100T40G50 provides readily available RF power for a variety of applications in Test and Measurement, (including EMC RF susceptibility testing), Industrial and University Research and Development, and Service applications.
Functions and Specifications of the Amplifier Research 100T40G50 TWT Amplifier Includes:
POWER (fundamental), CW@OUTPUT FLANGE
Minimum: 100 watts
FLATNESS: ±8 dB maximum at rated power
FREQUENCY RESPONSE: 40–50 GHz instantaneously
INPUT FOR RATED OUTPUT: 1.0 milliwatt maximum
GAIN ADJUSTMENT (continuous range): 35 dB minimum
INPUT IMPEDANCE: 50 ohms, VSWR 2.0:1 maximum
OUTPUT IMPEDANCE: 50 ohms, VSWR 2.5:1 typical
MODULATION CAPABILITY: Will faithfully reproduce AM, FM, or
pulse modulation appearing on the input signal. AM peak
envelope power limited to specified power.
HARMONIC DISTORTION: Minus 22 dBc typical
SPURIOUS RESPONSE (non-harmonic): Minus 40 dBc typical (excluding harmonics)
PRIMARY POWER: 190-260 VAC
50/60 Hz single phase 1.5 KVA maximum
RF input: 2.4mm female on front panel
RF output: Type WR-22 waveguide flange on rear panel, all tapped
RF output sample ports (forward and reflected): 2.4mm female on rear panel
Remote Interface: IEEE-488
Interlock: DB-15 (f) on rear panel
SIZE (W x H x D): 50.3 x 43 x 76 cm (19.8 x 17 x 30 in.)
WEIGHT (approximate): 82 kg (180 lb)
COOLING: Forced air (self-contained fans), air entry and exit in rear
TEMPERATURE: 0-50 ?C operating, (derate 2 ?C per 1000 feet above 3000 ft)
HUMIDITY: To 95% RH without condensation
EXPORT CLASSIFICATION: ITAR
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