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1D heat transfer problems for a CNT as an electron emitter
Author(s): Yozo Mikata; Scott Price
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Paper Abstract

This paper will discuss three 1D heat transfer problems associated with both conduction and radiation, which are mathematical models for a CNT used as a field electron emitter. CNT has attracted an increasing attention as a potentially excellent material for an electron emitter since around mid-90's. Predicting the current density and the temperature profile of CNT caused by the Joule heating associated with the current density is the key to understanding the physics of CNT as a field electron emitter. Thus, this is the focus of the paper.

Paper Details

Date Published: 23 August 2017
PDF: 12 pages
Proc. SPIE 10387, Advances in Laboratory-based X-Ray Sources, Optics, and Applications VI, 1038709 (23 August 2017); doi: 10.1117/12.2278838
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Yozo Mikata, Aquarius (United States)
Scott Price, GE Global Research (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 10387:
Advances in Laboratory-based X-Ray Sources, Optics, and Applications VI
Ali M. Khounsary; Giovanni Pareschi, Editor(s)

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