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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The output portion of this architecture consists of a high-power travelling-wave tube amplifier (TWTA) for each channel, and an output multiplexer to combined channels of different frequencies into a single antenna port.