R&D Projects

Ultracompact Accelerator

Ultracompact accelerator

Euclid’s compact dielectric loaded accelerator (DLA).

Specifications

Frequency X-band (9.4 GHz) X-band (9.4 GHz)
Energy 500 keV 1 MeV
Average Current 100 μA 100 μA
RF power 100 kW 250 kW
Duty factor 0.001 0.001
Electron-gun 20 keV 20 keV
Structure length 15 cm 40 cm
Weight 15 kg 15 kg

Diamond Cathode

Field emission cathode.


Ultra-nano Crystal Diamond (UNCD) Field Emission cathode that can generate high quality 10mA electron pulses.