Pulsed Traveling Wave Tubes

Dependable and efficient Traveling Wave Tubes for radar, radar jamming, and other pulsed RF applications

Specifically tailored to operate in the pulse mode
Durable and long lasting devices
Features power-free focusing
Superior wide-band performance
Standard and custom options available

Technical Information

Part
Number
Frequency
Band
(GHz)
Peak
Power
(W)
Gain @
Rated
Power
(dB)2
Cathode
Voltage
(V)
Cathode Current
(A)
Grid
or Focus
Voltage
(V)
Max
Duty
Cycle
(%)
Number of
Collector
Electrodes
2154 4.0 – 8.0 1000 28 -9750 1.8 -150/+150 4.0 1
2213 2.0 – 4.0 1000 35 -7800 1.8 -150/+150 3.0 1
2214 4.0 – 8.0 1000 28 -9750 1.8 -150/+150 3.0 1
2246 2.0 – 4.5 1000 35 -7800 1.5 -150/+150 4.0 1
2301 8.0 – 18.0 1000 45 -11000 1.8 -150/+150 4.0 1
2413 6.5 – 16.5 400 50 -6600 0.8 -150/+95 7.0 1
2454 2.5 – 7.0 200 34 4000 0.33 -50/+150 100 4

Description

Photonis Defense offers helix-type Pulsed Traveling Wave Tubes for a wide variety of applications in both the commercial and defense sector. As a leader in the design and manufacture of custom Traveling Wave Tubes or TWTs, these specialized vacuum tubes are used worldwide to amplify radio frequency (RF) signals in the microwave range. Photonis’ tubes are constructed using the industry standard of metal-ceramic and feature rare-earth periodic permanent magnets for power-free focusing. The metal-ceramic construction of Photonis’ Pulsed Traveling Wave Tubes makes them durable and dependable devices in even some of the most severe operating environments. The tubes are conduction-cooled to maintain a low operating temperature without the need for additional cooling sources. Photonis’ Pulsed Traveling Wave Tubes are selected for radar, radar jamming and other pulsed RF applications worldwide due to their superior wide-band performance and reliability. The technical information chart above highlights a brief selection of Photonis’ fully customizable Pulsed Traveling wave Tube Designs. For applications where a specific requirement needs to be addressed, Photonis Defense can work with you to create a fully custom solution tailored around that requirement.

 

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Documentation

Brochures

Microwave Products Brochure(PDF file, 2.75 MB)

Datasheets

Specifications

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