KAMTAM / CATHODE and Microwave Vacuum Tube Research Laboratory

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Cathode and Microwave Vacuum Tube Research Labs aim is to design anf develop cathodes by local opportunities and is to manufacture high power microwave vacuum tube sources (Magnetrons, TWTs, etc.) by using these cathodes.


  • 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


  • 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.