About

Calabazas Creek Research, Inc. (CCR) was established in 1994 and has become internationally recognized as a leader in development of advanced, innovative technologies for the high power RF community. CCR specializes in very high power microwave and millimeter-wave sources and components for research in high energy physics, fusion energy development, and advanced Department of Defense systems. CCR’s range of expertise extends from 1 GHz to 1 THz in frequency and from milliwatts to hundreds of Megawatts of delivered RF power.

Personnel are skilled in advanced electron optics design, thermomechanical analysis, electromagnetic analysis, software development, and mechanical design of vacuum electron devices and other vacuum products. A key area of research is development of advanced computational tools for design of RF sources and waveguide systems.

CCR is currently involved in fifteen government funded, research programs for the Department of Energy, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, National Science Foundation and Department of Defense. Technical services are provided to a number of corporations and organizations, including Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany), Communications & Power Industries, LLC, Northrop Grumman Corp., Samsung (Korea), Japanese Atomic Energy Agency (Japan), and SLAC National Accelerator Center.

CCR has strategic alliances with several universities, including Massachusetts Institute of Technology, North Carolina State University, University of Maryland, and Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. CCR also has strategic relationships established with several industrial organizations, including Advanced Machining Technologies, Inc. and HeatWave Labs, Inc. Numerous consultants provide specialized expertise and advice.

CCR is available to assist in the design and development of specialized RF sources and components from UHF frequencies up to 1 THz.