Chapter 4. Generation of Large-Cross-Section Beams in Plasma-Cathode Systems

  1. Efim Oks

Published Online: 3 NOV 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9783527609413.ch4

Plasma Cathode Electron Sources: Physics, Technology, Applications

Plasma Cathode Electron Sources: Physics, Technology, Applications

How to Cite

Oks, E. (2006) Generation of Large-Cross-Section Beams in Plasma-Cathode Systems, in Plasma Cathode Electron Sources: Physics, Technology, Applications, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/9783527609413.ch4

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;
  • generation of large-cross-section beams;
  • plasma-cathode systems;
  • electron sources;
  • high pulsed energy density;
  • plasma cathode accelerators;
  • electron sources with microsecond low-pressure arc discharge;
  • hollow-cathode glow;
  • pulsed low-energy electron sources;
  • ribbon beam production;
  • fore-vacuum pressure range

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Electron Sources with High Pulsed Energy Density

  • Plasma Cathode Accelerators and Electron Sources with Microsecond Low-Pressure Arc Discharge

  • Sub-Microsecond Pulsed Electron-Beam Sources

  • Plasma-Cathode Large-Cross-Section Electron Sources Based on Hollow-Cathode Glow

  • Pulsed Low-Energy Electron Sources

  • Plasma-Cathode Electron Source for Ribbon Beam Production in the Fore-Vacuum Pressure Range

    • Design of the Electron Source

    • Characteristics of the Electron Source

    • Parameters of the Plasma Sheet Generated by a Ribbon Electron Beam

  • References