Topics

Papers for IVEC 2013 are sought on the following topics:

1. Vacuum Electron Devices

  • Traveling-wave tubes (all types)
  • Crossed-field devices (oscillators and amplifiers)
  • Klystrons
  • Multiple-beam devices
  • Inductive output tubes
  • Fast-wave devices (gyrotrons, gyro-amplifiers)
  • Free electron lasers and masers
  • Pulse compression devices
  • Plasma filled amplifiers and oscillators
  • High power microwave devices / RF directed energy
  • Triodes, tetrodes and pentodes
  • Power switches

2. Vacuum Microelectronics / Nanoelectronics

  • Microwave, millimetre-wave & THz amplifiers and oscillators
  • Field emitter arrays
  • Flat panel displays
  • Sensors and detectors

3. Systems and Subsystems

  • Microwave and millimetre-wave power modules
  • Electronic power conditioners, modulators, and supplies
  • Linearizers
  • Amplifier/antenna coupling
  • Device and system integration
  • Reliability

4. Technologies

  • Cathodes and other electron emitters
  • Component parts (e.g. guns, circuits, windows, collectors)
  • Analysis and computer modeling
  • Novel materials (e.g. dielectrics, coatings, magnetic materials)
  • Electron emission
  • RF breakdown
  • Linearity, intermodulation and noise
  • Novel measurement techniques
  • Miniaturization
  • Thermal power management and control
  • Sensors and detectors

5. Applications of Vacuum Electron Devices

  • Defense
  • Radar
  • EMC
  • Telecommunications
  • Medicine
  • Particle accelerators
  • Fusion
  • RF interference
  • Instruments and lithography
  • Materials Processing
  • Television
  • Displays
  • Electric Propulsion

6. Space Technologies and Applications of Vacuum Electron Devices
(SPECIAL SESSION)

Space Applications
   Classical and Future Telecom
   Navigation, TT&C and Radio-Science Experiments
   Radar instruments
Space Technology
   Generic Technology
   Reliability and in-orbit data
   Temperature management and control
Space Systems and Sub-Systems
   Linearizers
   Electronic Power Conditioners
   Microwave Power Modules (MPMs)
   Linearized TWTAs
   Multiport Power Amplifiers (MPAs)
   Future Payload Architectures