TITLE

Properties of electron swarms in CF3I

AUTHOR(S)
Hasegawa, H.; Date, H.; Shimozuma, M.; Itoh, H.
PUB. DATE
September 2009
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;9/7/2009, Vol. 95 Issue 10, p101504
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We report the electron swarm parameters, the drift velocity, and the ionization coefficients in CF3I gas for relatively wide ranges of reduced electric fields (E/N). The drift velocity is measured based on the arrival-time spectra of electrons for E/N=200–3000 Td, and the first and second ionization coefficients are determined by the steady-state Townsend method for E/N=400–5000 Td. The results are compared with those of CF4 to show that CF3I has a high reactivity for electron attachment in a low E/N region resulting in a much higher limiting E/N value (440 Td) than that of CF4.
ACCESSION #
44150656

 

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