travelling-wave tube


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travelling-wave tube

n
(Electronics) an electronic tube in which an electron beam interacts with a distributed high-frequency magnetic field so that energy is transferred from the beam to the field
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Each MPM system features a helix travelling-wave tube (TWT), an electronic power conditioner (EPC) and a solid state amplifier (SSA) in a single package.
The IDECM RFCM ran into some stumbling blocks in its development, specifically with the travelling-wave tubes (TWTs) and tow line used with the towed decoy (for more on the towed decoy, see "Towed Decoys Come Out of the Black," JED, November 1999, p.