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Title: Tomographic determination of the power distribution in electron beams

A tomographic technique for determining the power distribution of an electron beam using electron beam profile data acquired from a modified Faraday cup to create an image of the current density in high and low power beams is disclosed. A refractory metal disk with a number of radially extending slits is placed above a Faraday cup. The beam is swept in a circular pattern so that its path crosses each slit in a perpendicular manner, thus acquiring all the data needed for a reconstruction in one circular sweep. Also, a single computer is used to generate the signals actuating the sweep, to acquire that data, and to do the reconstruction, thus reducing the time and equipment necessary to complete the process. 4 figs.
Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
415768
Assignee:
Univ. of California, Oakland, CA (United States) PTO; SCA: 430300; PA: EDB-97:016166; SN: 97001714611
Patent Number(s):
US 5,583,427/A/
Application Number:
PAN: 8-545,070; TRN: 97:001291
Contract Number:
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Relation:
Other Information: PBD: 10 Dec 1996
Research Org:
University of California
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
43 PARTICLE ACCELERATORS; ELECTRON BEAMS; BEAM MONITORING; FARADAY CUPS; DATA PROCESSING; DESIGN; BEAM PROFILES; DATA ANALYSIS; MODIFICATIONS

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