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Pulse Amplifier Definitions and Terminology

Exodus Advanced Communications is a “Best-in-Class” SSPA manufacturer delivering products from 10kHz-75GHz. Exodus uses clean rooms for manufacturing and the latest advancements in technology, designing and fabricating low, medium, and high-power amplifiers with Chip & Wire technology. Exodus has a very wide range of stand-alone modules, integrated amplifier chassis configurations, and complete turn-key systems to satisfy a customer's specific applications. Exodus is a multinational RF communication equipment and engineering company serving commercial and government entities and their affiliates worldwide. Headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, the company utilizes its global network of sales and service partners to support wide ranges of customer applications and requirements effectively.

This application note serves as a comprehensive resource, defining key terms like duty cycle, pulse rate, rise/fall time, and pulse width, as well as discussing pulse on/off ratio, RF delay, jitter, and stability. It provides duty cycle percentage tables and correction factors for calculating average power from peak power. Additionally, it outlines common features of Exodus Solid-State Pulse Amplifiers and illustrates pulse response comparisons between solid-state and TWT amplifier designs.

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