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Electrostatic Accelerators For Negative Ion Beams
Author(s): R. McAdams; A. J. T. Holmes
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Paper Abstract

The basic features of low energy (≤ 200 keV) electrostatic accelerators for negative ion beams are described. It is shown how transmitted current and divergence depends on various parameters. Features which are specific to negative ions, such as the extraction and handling of electrons together with the problem of collisional neutralisation of the ions due to gas flow from the source, are emphasised.

Paper Details

Date Published: 25 July 1989
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 1061, Microwave and Particle Beam Sources and Directed Energy Concepts, (25 July 1989); doi: 10.1117/12.951852
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R. McAdams, Culham Laboratory (UK)
A. J. T. Holmes, Culham Laboratory (UK)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 1061:
Microwave and Particle Beam Sources and Directed Energy Concepts
Howard E. Brandt, Editor(s)

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