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Title: Negative ion source with hollow cathode discharge plasma

Abstract

A negative ion source of the type where negative ions are formed by bombarding a low-work-function surface with positive ions and neutral particles from a plasma, wherein a highly ionized plasma is injected into an anode space containing the low-work-function surface is described. The plasma is formed by hollow cathode discharge and injected into the anode space along the magnetic field lines. Preferably, the negative ion source is of the magnetron type.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
OSTI Identifier:
6027280
Assignee:
Dept. of Energy TIC; ERA-06-035759; EDB-81-119298
DOE Contract Number:  
EY-76-C-02-0016
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
70 PLASMA PHYSICS AND FUSION TECHNOLOGY; ION SOURCES; DESIGN; NEUTRAL BEAM SOURCES; ANIONS; BEAM NEUTRALIZATION; ELECTRIC DISCHARGES; HOLLOW CATHODES; KEV RANGE 10-100; MAGNETRONS; PLASMA; THERMONUCLEAR REACTORS; CATHODES; CHARGED PARTICLES; ELECTRODES; ELECTRON TUBES; ELECTRONIC EQUIPMENT; ENERGY RANGE; EQUIPMENT; IONS; KEV RANGE; MICROWAVE EQUIPMENT; MICROWAVE TUBES; 700205* - Fusion Power Plant Technology- Fuel, Heating, & Injection Systems

Citation Formats

Hershcovitch, A., and Prelec, K. Negative ion source with hollow cathode discharge plasma. United States: N. p., 1980. Web.
Hershcovitch, A., & Prelec, K. Negative ion source with hollow cathode discharge plasma. United States.
Hershcovitch, A., and Prelec, K. Fri . "Negative ion source with hollow cathode discharge plasma". United States.
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author = {Hershcovitch, A. and Prelec, K.},
abstractNote = {A negative ion source of the type where negative ions are formed by bombarding a low-work-function surface with positive ions and neutral particles from a plasma, wherein a highly ionized plasma is injected into an anode space containing the low-work-function surface is described. The plasma is formed by hollow cathode discharge and injected into the anode space along the magnetic field lines. Preferably, the negative ion source is of the magnetron type.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1980},
month = {12}
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