Accession Number:

AD0628114

Title:

CALCULATIONS CONCERNING ELECTRICAL BREAKDOWN INDUCED BY THE MELTING OF MICROSCOPIC PROJECTIONS,

Descriptive Note:

Corporate Author:

ILLINOIS UNIV URBANA COORDINATED SCIENCE LAB

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1966-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

40.0

Abstract:

Calculations have been made concerning electrical breakdown induced by the melting of microscopic projections on the cathode surface. A digital computer analysis of tungsten shown a surprising correlation between measured electrical breakdown fields and the fields necessary to melt tungsten projections. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Electricity and Magnetism

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE