tube technology and EMP
pkoning at equallogic.com
Fri Apr 22 08:42:38 CDT 2005
>>>>> "William" == William Donzelli <aw288 at osfn.org> writes:
>> There are many areas tubes go well beyond what can be done in
>> solid state.
William> Not anymore.
William> Tubes have finally had their day. Listening to the radio
William> from a station with a high power solid state transmitter,
William> looking at a Sony flat screen while typing this...its over,
Close but not quite.
Every microwave oven has a tube in it.
If you need more than a few kilowatts of power, especially at UHF or
above, you're probably going to be using tubes. Those might be plain
old 4CX15,000s, or -- for a megawatt or so at microwave frequencies --
6 foot tall klystrons.
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