Development of a spaceborne C-band klystron for the MetOp-SG mission

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A compact, conduction-cooled 5.355 GHz Klystron, based on EIK technology, has been developed for use in the Scatterometer Instrument segment of the forthcoming MetOp-Second Generation mission. Two engineering model Klystrons have been built since the start of the development effort in 2016 and a full space-qualification model will follow in 2017. The… (More)

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