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Multipactor discharge on metals and dielectrics: Historical review and recent theories

- R. Kishek, Y. Y. Lau, L. K. Ang, A. Valfells, R. Gilgenbach
- Physics
- 27 April 1998

This paper reviews the history of multipactor discharge theory, focusing on recent models of multipactor accessibility and saturation. Two cases are treated in detail: That of a first-order,… Expand

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Thin film contact resistance with dissimilar materials

- P. Zhang, Y. Y. Lau, R. Gilgenbach
- Physics
- 28 June 2011

This paper presents results of thin film contact resistance with dissimilar materials. The model assumes arbitrary resistivity ratios and aspect ratios between contact members, for both Cartesian and… Expand

24 5- PDF

Power deposited on a dielectric by multipactor

- L. K. Ang, Y. Y. Lau, R. Kishek, R. Gilgenbach
- Physics
- 1 June 1998

We use a simple transmission line model to evaluate the RF power deposited on a dielectric window by a multipactor discharge. The calculation employs Monte Carlo simulation, using realistic secondary… Expand

94 4

Low-noise microwave magnetrons by azimuthally varying axial magnetic field

- V. Neculaes, R. Gilgenbach, Y. Y. Lau
- Physics
- 2 September 2003

A technique has been demonstrated to significantly reduce the noise in microwave oven magnetrons. The technique employs permanent magnets to generate an azimuthally varying axial magnetic field.… Expand

67 3- PDF

Electric field and electron orbits near a triple point

- N. Jordan, Y. Y. Lau, D. French, R. Gilgenbach, P. Pengvanich
- Physics
- 2 August 2007

Triple point, defined as the junction of metal, dielectric, and vacuum, is the location where electron emission is favored in the presence of a sufficiently strong electric field. In addition to… Expand

91 2

Microwave absorption on a thin film

- H. Bosman, Y. Y. Lau, R. Gilgenbach
- Physics
- 25 February 2003

With the use of a simple model, it is shown that a thin film of contaminant on a microwave window may absorb up to 50% of the incident power, even if the film thickness is only a small fraction of… Expand

83 2- PDF

Two-Dimensional Child-Langmuir Law.

- J. Luginsland, Y. Y. Lau, R. Gilgenbach
- Physics
- 25 November 1996

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Cathode priming of a relativistic magnetron

- M. Jones, V. Neculaes, Y. Lau, R. Gilgenbach, W. White
- Physics
- 17 December 2004

A cathode priming technique of a relativistic magnetron is analyzed via a three-dimensional particle-in-cell simulation. By imposing a threefold azimuthal variation on the emitting cathode of a… Expand

59 2- PDF

Three-dimensional particle-in-cell simulations of rapid start-up in strapped oven magnetrons due to variation in the insulating magnetic field

- J. Luginsland, Y. Lau, +4 authors J. Watrous
- Physics
- 17 June 2004

A three-dimensional parallel particle-in-cell code, ICEPIC, is used to simulate the geometry and the magnetic field profiles of the recent low-noise, fast startup magnetron experiments at the… Expand

27 2

Modeling and Experimental Studies of Magnetron Injection Locking

- P. Pengvanich, V. Neculaes, +4 authors R. Kowalczyk
- Materials Science
- 20 June 2005

Summary form only given. A set of differential equations has been developed from an equivalent-circuit model for a general oscillator, to explain qualitatively the lock-in process observed during an… Expand

16 2- PDF