A long-pulse 300 keV electron gun with a plasma cathode for high-pressure gas lasers

Gielkens, S.W.A.; Peters, P.J.M.; Witterman, W.J.; Borovikov, P.V.; Stepanov, A.V.; Tskhai, V.N.; Zavjalov, M.A.; Gushenets, V.I.; Koval, N.N.
July 1996
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jul96, Vol. 67 Issue 7, p2449
Academic Journal
Discusses the design and main features of a plasma cathode electron gun for high-pressure gas lasers. Use of the mesh plasma cathode in combination with a low-pressure gas discharge for the formation of a large cross-section electron beam; Low-pressure gas discharge features; Electron gun operation.


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