Neutralization of space charge forces using ionized background gas

Steski, D.B.; Zarcone, M.J.; Smith, K.S.; Thieberger, P.
March 1996
Review of Scientific Instruments;Mar96, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p1221
Academic Journal
Examines the neutralization of space charge forces using ionized background gas. Time requirements for the various gases to neutralize the beam as a function of pressure; Transmission of integrated beam current from the upstream to the downstream cup as a function of gas pressure; Effectiveness of reducing space by charge by gas introduction.


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