Extremely compact radiating systems for mesoband high power electromagnetics

J. Scott Tyo, Michael C. Skipper, Michael D. Abdalla

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Abstract

One major challenge associated with high power microwave systems is being able to produce high voltages and fields in a compact space. In this paper, we discuss two options for extremely compact mesoband HPM systems operating in the UHF (near 500 MHz). These systems fit into a cylindrical volume of diameter 10-cm, and are designed to be able to include the prime power, pulsed power, and antenna radiation. The pulsed power is based on a well-established quarter-wave oscillator, and here we consider the extremely electrically small EZ antenna as well as a compact, non-conventional helical antenna.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publication2016 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2016 - Proceedings
PublisherInstitute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Inc.
Pages1743-1744
Number of pages2
ISBN (Electronic)9781509028863
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 25 2016
Event2016 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2016 - Fajardo, Puerto Rico
Duration: Jun 26 2016Jul 1 2016

Publication series

Name2016 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2016 - Proceedings

Other

Other2016 IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society International Symposium, APSURSI 2016
CountryPuerto Rico
CityFajardo
Period6/26/167/1/16

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Instrumentation
  • Radiation
  • Computer Networks and Communications

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