TITLE

H- production in a small multicusp ion source with addition of barium

AUTHOR(S)
Walther, S. R.; Leung, K. N.; Kunkel, W. B.
PUB. DATE
January 1989
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;1/16/1989, Vol. 54 Issue 3, p210
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The effect on H- production by adding barium to a hydrogen discharge, in a small magnetically filtered multicusp ion source, has been investigated. It is found that the addition of barium can increase the H- output by a factor of 30. A strong dependence of H- output on the temperature of the ion source wall has also been observed.
ACCESSION #
9829623

 

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