Cathode and Microwave Vacuum Tube Research Lab.

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Cathode and Microwave Vacuum Tube Research Labs aim is to design and develop cathodes for microwave vacuum tubes (Magnetrons, TWTs, etc.) for various applications like satellite communications, electronic warfare systems, high power radar systems and medical systems.

RESEARCH INFRASTRUCTURE AND TECHNICAL CAPABILITIES

  • Hydrogen, Argon and Nitrogen sintering technology up to 2500 C degrees
  • Brazing technology in high temperature and vacuum environment
  • Cathode coating technology with metal thin films
  • Material characterization technology
  • Pneumatic and Isost atic pressing technology
  • Cathode and e-Gun test and characterization technology in vacuum tube environment
  • Microwave vacuum tube (Magnetron, T WT) infrastructure development technology
  • Thermionic Cathode, Magnetron and T WT protot ype infrastructure development technology

FACILITIES

  • 4500 m2  indoor area
  • 2500 mlaboratory area
  • 500 m2 cleanroom area
  • Electromechanics Laboratory
  • Chemistry Laboratory
  • Microwave Vacuum Tube Sources Assembly, Prototype Production and Test/Measurement Laboratory
  • Cathode Prototype Production and Test Laboratory and Test Laboratory
  • Sintering and Brazing (in Hydrogen Atmosphere) Laboratory

Subject to Approval of Turkey Ministry of National Defence for Selling.