TITLE

Electron beam generation by electron multiplication

AUTHOR(S)
Murray, C.; Szapiro, B.; Rocca, J. J.
PUB. DATE
June 1989
SOURCE
Applied Physics Letters;6/5/1989, Vol. 54 Issue 23, p2303
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We have demonstrated that intense pulsed electron beams can be created by multiplication of lower current electron streams impinging on a high electron yield target. A 17 A electron beam of 1 μs pulse width was generated from a 2.5 A beam bombarding an activated Ag-Mg target 2.5 cm in diameter.
ACCESSION #
9831521

 

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