Asian Journal of Physics Vol 32, Nos 9 – 12 (2023) 415-424

Autobiographic account of my induction and furtherance in research in the area of vacuum electronic devices

Baidyanath Basu
Ex-Professor, IIT-BHU, Varanasi, India
Supreme Knowledge Foundation Group of Institutions, 1 Khan Road, Mankundu-712 139,W B, India

The author described in an autobiographical account how he entered and furthered his R&D in the arena of vacuum electronic devices (VEDs). He has also described his service to various organisations during the R&D phase of various VEDs. How the basic backgrounds of mathematics, physics and electromagnetic theory were infused in him has been described. The superiority of VEDs over their solid state device (SSD) counterparts was established in the high power, high frequency domain, in particular, in strategic areas, despite the competitive incursion of SSDs into the domain of VEDs. The potential of R&D in VEDs can be seen from the global trends categorized in six groups. © Anita Publications. All rights reserved.

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