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Vacuum Breakdown in Dielectric-loaded Wave-guides


A SLOW wave structure suitable for an electron linear accelerator or a high-power travelling-wave tube can be obtained by loading a metal wave-guide with a dielectric, either in the form of a coaxial tube or a series of disks.

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