Chapter 2. Electron Emission from Plasma

  1. Efim Oks

Published Online: 3 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9783527609413.ch2

Plasma Cathode Electron Sources: Physics, Technology, Applications

Plasma Cathode Electron Sources: Physics, Technology, Applications

How to Cite

Oks, E. (2006) Electron Emission from Plasma, in Plasma Cathode Electron Sources: Physics, Technology, Applications, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/9783527609413.ch2

Author Information

  1. Institute of High Current Electronics (IHCE), Russian Academy of Sciences, 2/3 Akademichisky Ave., 634055 Tomsk, Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 3 NOV 2006
  2. Published Print: 6 SEP 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527406340

Online ISBN: 9783527609413

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Keywords:

  • plasma cathode electron sources;
  • electron emission from plasma;
  • control of plasma electron emission current;
  • emission characteristics;
  • fore-vacuum pressures;
  • electron emission from nonstationary plasma

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • General Features of Electron Emission from Plasma

    • Ion Extraction from Plasma

    • Processes Associated with Electron Extraction from Plasma

  • Control of Plasma Electron Emission Current

    • Control of Steady-State Electron Current

    • Control of Electron Emission in Pulsed Mode

  • Emission Characteristics of the Plasma of a Constricted Arc Discharge with an Extended Anode Section

  • Electron Emission from Plasma at Fore-Vacuum Pressures

  • Special Features of Electron Emission from Nonstationary Plasma

  • References