Surface composition of Si-TaSi[sub 2] eutectic cathodes and its effect on vacuum field emission

Hickman, James J.; Bergeron, George
November 1992
Applied Physics Letters;11/23/1992, Vol. 61 Issue 21, p2518
Academic Journal
Examines the surface composition and the effects of silicon-tantalum selenide (TaSi[sub 2]) eutectic cathodes on vacuum field emission. Application of field emission technology in flat panel displays areas; Use of scanning electron microscopy in examining cathode surface composition; Mechanisms involved in the removal of gold from TaSi[sub 2] rods.


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