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Space charge effects on multipactor on dielectric
Author(s): Agust Valfells; John P. Verboncoeur; Yue Ying Lau; R. Anderson; Ronald M. Gilgenbach
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Paper Abstract

This paper analyzes the effects of space charge shielding on the steady state of multipactor discharge on a dielectric. Analytic methods are used to obtain an exact function for the potential in the discharge, assuming a Maxwellian distribution of emitted electrons. An equation for the amount of power deposited on the dielectric by the multipactoring electrons, for a given saturation level is given. A simple method for obtaining the saturation level, for a given material, is obtained.

Paper Details

Date Published: 14 July 2000
PDF: 10 pages
Proc. SPIE 4031, Intense Microwave Pulses VII, (14 July 2000); doi: 10.1117/12.391816
Show Author Affiliations
Agust Valfells, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
John P. Verboncoeur, Univ. of California/Berkeley (United States)
Yue Ying Lau, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
R. Anderson, Univ. of Michigan (United States)
Ronald M. Gilgenbach, Univ. of Michigan (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 4031:
Intense Microwave Pulses VII
Howard E. Brandt, Editor(s)

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