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Power combiner

United States Patent

September 5, 2006
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A power combiner for the combining of symmetric and asymmetric traveling wave energy comprises a feed waveguide having an input port and a launching port, a reflector for reflecting launched wave energy, and a final waveguide for the collection and transport of launched wave energy. The power combiner has a launching port for symmetrical waves which comprises a cylindrical section coaxial to the feed waveguide, and a launching port for asymmetric waves which comprises a sawtooth rotated about a central axis.
Arnold; Mobius (Eggenstein, DE), Ives; Robert Lawrence (Saratoga, CA)
Calabazas Creek Research, Inc. (Saratoga, CA)
10/ 733,883
December 15, 2003
This invention was made with Government support under grant DE-FG03-97ER82343 awarded by the Department of Energy. The government has certain rights in this invention.