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Title: Magnetic-cusp, cathodic-arc source

Abstract

A magnetic-cusp for a cathodic-arc source wherein the arc is confined to the desired cathode surface, provides a current path for electrons from the cathode to the anode, and utilizes electric and magnetic fields to guide ions from the cathode to a point of use, such as substrates to be coated. The magnetic-cusp insures arc stability by an easy magnetic path from anode to cathode, while the straight-through arrangement leads to high ion transmission.

Inventors:
 [1]
  1. Livermore, CA
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
OSTI Identifier:
870162
Patent Number(s):
5468363
Assignee:
Regents of University of California (Oakland, CA)
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
magnetic-cusp; cathodic-arc; source; confined; desired; cathode; surface; provides; current; path; electrons; anode; utilizes; electric; magnetic; fields; guide; substrates; coated; insures; stability; easy; straight-through; arrangement; leads; transmission; magnetic field; magnetic fields; cathode surface; current path; cathodic-arc source; utilizes electric; magnetic path; /204/250/313/315/

Citation Formats

Falabella, Steven. Magnetic-cusp, cathodic-arc source. United States: N. p., 1995. Web.
Falabella, Steven. Magnetic-cusp, cathodic-arc source. United States.
Falabella, Steven. Sun . "Magnetic-cusp, cathodic-arc source". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/870162.
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abstractNote = {A magnetic-cusp for a cathodic-arc source wherein the arc is confined to the desired cathode surface, provides a current path for electrons from the cathode to the anode, and utilizes electric and magnetic fields to guide ions from the cathode to a point of use, such as substrates to be coated. The magnetic-cusp insures arc stability by an easy magnetic path from anode to cathode, while the straight-through arrangement leads to high ion transmission.},
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place = {United States},
year = {1995},
month = {1}
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