A novel phase focusing mechanism in multipactor discharge

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dc.contributor.author Kishek, R. A. en_US
dc.contributor.author Lau, Y. Y. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2010-05-06T21:15:11Z
dc.date.available 2010-05-06T21:15:11Z
dc.date.issued 1996-05 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Kishek, R. A.; Lau, Y. Y. (1996). "A novel phase focusing mechanism in multipactor discharge." Physics of Plasmas 3(5): 1481-1483. <http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/69854> en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2027.42/69854
dc.description.abstract In spite of the mutual repulsion among the space charges, a new phase‐focusing mechanism is discovered whereby the leading edge of the multipactor discharge in an rf circuit grows at the expense of the trailing edge. This effect arises from the different impact energies, and hence different secondary electron yields, experienced by different portions of the discharge. This phase focusing mechanism may shape the steady‐state multipactor discharge in the form of a very tight bunch of electrons. © 1996 American Institute of Physics. en_US
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dc.publisher The American Institute of Physics en_US
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dc.title A novel phase focusing mechanism in multipactor discharge en_US
dc.subject.hlbsecondlevel Physics en_US
dc.subject.hlbtoplevel Science en_US
dc.description.peerreviewed Peer Reviewed en_US
dc.contributor.affiliationum Department of Nuclear Engineering and Radiological Sciences, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48109‐2104 en_US
dc.description.bitstreamurl http://deepblue.lib.umich.edu/bitstream/2027.42/69854/2/PHPAEN-3-5-1481-1.pdf
dc.identifier.doi 10.1063/1.872027 en_US
dc.identifier.source Physics of Plasmas en_US
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