11.1: A reliable improved Spindt cathode design for high currents

@article{Spindt2010111AR,
  title={11.1: A reliable improved Spindt cathode design for high currents},
  author={Capp A. Spindt and Christopher E. Holland and Paul Schwoebel},
  journal={2010 IEEE International Vacuum Electronics Conference (IVEC)},
  year={2010},
  pages={201-202}
}
Recent work with Spindt cathodes has shown that past unreliable behavior has not been due to poor tip uniformity and the failure of over-achieving tips as has been widely believed. Rather the failures have been due to flashover along oxide walls in the cathode cavities. A new cavity architecture has solved the problem, and enabled greatly improved performance. 

Figures and Topics from this paper.

Explore Further: Topics Discussed in This Paper

References

Publications referenced by this paper.

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…