|"JOURNAL OF RADIOELECTRONICS" N 9, 1999|
High Power Converter of Microwaves into DC
Vladimir A. Vanke
Faculty of Physics, Moscow State University
Hiroshi Matsumoto, Naoki Shinohara, Akinori Kita
Radio Atmospheric Science Center, Kyoto University, Japan
Perspectives of Cyclotron Wave Converter (CWC) of microwaves into DC are discussed in a form of short review. All main parts of CWC (microwave cavity, reverse region and collector) are analyzed. Existing experimental results are briefly described.