TITLE

Selective deposition of radio-frequency power in volume sources to optimize the tandem configuration for negative ion production

AUTHOR(S)
Hershcovitch, Ady
PUB. DATE
April 1994
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Apr94, Vol. 65 Issue 4, p1170
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article is a suggestion for the development of a microwave driven volume source. A high electron temperature plasma is to be generated by coupling microwaves at the electron cyclotron resonance into a closed field line magnetic field configuration to form the discharge chamber of a volume source. As an example, a toroidal magnetic field configuration is examined. Numerous advantages of this scheme are cited, most important of which is the possibility of having a tandem volume source with a very steep plasma temperature gradient.
ACCESSION #
9780958

 

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