Upgraded gyrotron components for enhanced thermomecanical performances

F4E, EGYC (European GYrotron Consortium) and Thales have designed two high performances gyrotron subsystems: a thermo-compensated cathode and an adaptative mini-channel cooling system. Theses components have been used to enhance the performances of a high-power gyrotron and are now available for new applications in vacuum tubes, particle accelerators or electronics. Read more…

Hot Isostatic Pressing Technology for complex metallic component manufacturing ​

This qualified groundbreaking process allows to produce, from similar or dissimilar materials, efficient and large heat transfer components with outstanding mechanical properties non achievable with conventional manufacturing. ​ Technology assets Suitable for a multitude of similar or dissimilar materials. ​ Remarkable performances at the joints. ​ Relevant for thin material Read more…

High-resolution Fiberoptic Encoder

F4E and Micronor have developed a high-resolution fiber optic incremental encoder system which can function in a high magnetic environment. The all electronically passive design enables many potential applications where electronic based position encoders cannot be used. Micronor and F4E are currently  working to achieve radiation resistance encoders that meet Read more…