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Klystrons – High-Power

L3 Electron Devices is a leader in the high-power klystron market, producing state-of-the-art Clustered Cavity™ klystrons for the wide-band AWACS system. Other L3 high-power klystrons are used for weather radar, scientific research, and air traffic control applications.

Model Frequency
Range
(GHz)
Output Power (MW) Duty
(%)
Instantaneous Bandwidth (MHz) Gain
(dB)
Cathode
Voltage
(kV)
Cathode
Current
(Amps)
L5859 0.805 12 0.17 3 50 -180 155
L5782 2.7 to 3 0.75 0.2 15 50 -60 30
L6068 2.7 to 2.9 1.3 0.12 15 52 -73 40
L6145 9.3 5 0.4 30 50 -135 86
Klystrons - High-Power