traveling wave


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traveling wave

[′trav·əl·iŋ ′wāv]
(physics)
A wave in which energy is transported from one part of a medium to another, in contrast to a standing wave.
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Decoupling of currents in traveling wave induction heating.
Friedlander, "LSCEX3: A computer program for large signal analysis of klystrons, twystrons, and traveling wave tubes with cavity circuits," Varian Associates Report, Dec.
Results of numerical modeling and simulation of piezoelectric actuator of upper traveling wave type is presented and analyzed in this paper.
Chao: Application of modified (G'/G)-expansion method to traveling wave solutions for Whitham-Broer-Kaup-Like equations, Comm.
Second, we tested whether the fit of the model could be improved by adding a component representing spatial asynchrony in the form of a traveling wave.
The abbreviations spell out this way: SSPA, Solid State Power Amplifier; TWTA, Traveling Wave Tube Amplifier; InP, Indium Phosphide; CW, continuous wave (as opposed to pulsed operation); dB, decibels (a unit associated here with a radio signals power level).
Principles of Traveling Wave Tubes, Artech House, Norwood, MA, 1994.
Sharp, "A three-dimensional finite-element thermal/mechanical analytical technique for high-performance traveling wave tubes," NASA Technical Paper 3081, 1-14, 1991.
However, the current distribution can be altered to support a traveling wave with attenuation while traveling from the feed point to the terminations of the dipole arms [23, 24].
Traveling wave piezoelectric actuator which type is rotary is studied numerically and experimentally in this paper.
His topics include thermionic cathodes, basic klystrons and their operation, coupled-cavity traveling wave tubes, cross-field amplifiers, and breakdown and protection.

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