A major industry player serving the international science community
Thales is a long-standing partner and supplier to the science community in the fields of particle physics and thermonuclear fusion.
Our solutions are used by the world’s most prestigious research organisations, such as CERN and DESY, as well as in industrial, medical and applied research. Drawing on world-class R&D capabilities and unique testing facilities, Thales manufactures RF power sources with unrivalled performance.
Our multidisciplinary expertise in areas such as electromagnetism, precision mechanics, plasma physics and heating enables Thales to offer complete solutions, from design to manufacturing, and integration in complex systems.
Thales has demonstrated its expertise in the field of military research, where we have built and integrated highly complex systems, such as AIRIX and the Megajoule Laser, and equally in civil research, through the development of complete subassemblies for the ITER tokamak reactor.
A tube for every application, from particle acceleration to thermonuclear fusion, irradiation or medical science
Thales continues to be a driving force in technological advancements, with fully adjustable settings and high levels of electrical efficiency. To this extent, Thales has two R&D production facilities dedicated to RF components and amplifiers.
Continuous or pulsed solutions
From a few hundred kW to tens of MW
From UHF to S band
From a few hundred kW to several MW
From HF to UHF
Series production capacity
Partnership with laboratories
Power ratings in the region of one MW in continuous mode
From components to complete systems
Thales offers world-class capabilities in the design, engineering and integration stages of the RF technologies. This, alongside complex mechanical solutions, means we are well placed to meet the needs of the scientific community and industry in their entirety.