TITLE

A microwave plasma cathode for the high-current CHORDIS ion source

AUTHOR(S)
Cojocaru, G.; Wolf, B.H.; Emig, H.
PUB. DATE
March 1996
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Mar96, Vol. 67 Issue 3, p1344
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the development of a microwave plasma cathode (MPC) to replace the thermionic filaments of the CHORDIS ion source for experiments with reactive gases. Extraction of the electron current of the MPC from a dense plasma generated under electron cyclotron resonance conditions; Introduction of microwave power via a coaxial line ended with a helical antenna.
ACCESSION #
4367309

 

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