Peristaltic ion source (invited)

Brown, I.G.; Anders, A.; Anders, S.; Dickinson, M.R.; MacGill, R.A.
March 1996
Review of Scientific Instruments;Mar96, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p956
Academic Journal
Outlines a technique for the production of energetic ion beams from a device at ground potential. Dependence of drift velocity on the kind of plasma and plasma generator used; Peristaltic ion motion; Function of the suppressor grid.


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