TITLE

Electron emission from Pd-carbon compound film on carbon nanoislands

AUTHOR(S)
Dan Zhu; Dejie Li; Jian Wang
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;9/22/2008, Vol. 93 Issue 12, p123118
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Electron emission from Pd-carbon compound thin film based on carbon nanoislands is reported. The carbon nanoislands, which are formed by etching uniform carbon film in oxygen plasma using Bi nanoislands as the mask, introduce local heating of Pd-carbon thin film on it and help in forming the electron emission area. Electron emission with good stability and uniformity is reproducibly obtained with the emission efficiency up to 0.9% when an anode voltage of 3 kV is applied with a distance of 2 mm.
ACCESSION #
34647367

 

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