Participants are encouraged to submit abstracts on subjects of interest to the International High-power RF community.

Abstract submission will start on January 8th, using the CERN Indico system. The length of the abstract should not exceed 200 words.

Main areas that will be covered:

  1. High Power RF System Status and Operating Experience
    • Facility status reports on upgrades, performance, and reliability
    • High-power component testing/conditioning processes and results
    • Hardware failures worthy of mention
    • New projects
  2. RF Power Amplifier Technology – New Developments and Performance
    • Linear beam devices (klystron, IOT, TWT)
    • Multi-beam designs
    • Gridded tubes
    • Solid state
    • Cost comparison between solid state and vacuum tube designs
    • Efficiency
    • Solid state vs vacuum tubes
  3. RF Combination and Distribution for High Power Systems
    • Transmission systems, coaxial and waveguide
    • Combiner strategies and topologies
    • Cavity input couplers
    • RF Loads
  4. High Power RF Interlock System Design and Operation
    • Automated processes - development and implementation
    • Personnel-safety interlocks and strategies—High voltage, RF radiation, X-rays
  5. Control Devices for High Power RF
    • Switches, waveguide and coaxial
    • Waveguide shutters
    • Ferrite devices (circulators, isolators)
    • Cavity HOM dampers
  6. DC Power Supply Systems and Strategies for High Power RF Amplifiers
    • Transformer-rectifier systems
    • Switching regulators
    • Low stored energy systems
    • DC power generation topology for large solid state rf systems
    • Solid state replacements for thyratron and ignitron crowbar systems
    • Solid state high voltage regulators
  7. New Trends in Industry for High Power RF

Submission DeadlineApril 20, 2014