Final Technical Report for AFOSR Grant #F49620-97-1-0261
Final rept. May-Oct 97
ILLINOIS UNIV AT URBANA DEPT OF ELECTRICAL AND COMPUTER ENGINEERING
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Research conducted under AFOSR grant no. F49620-97-l-026l focused on exploring the properties of microdischarge devices fabricated in silicon. Cylindrical devices having diameters between 20 micrometers and 400 micrometers have been fabricated and intense emission on the B -- X transition of xenon monoiodide XeI in the ultraviolet UV is produced when mixtures of XeI2 are introduced to the discharge. Having specific power loadings beyond 100 kW-cu cm on a continuous basis, these devices represent a new realm of discharge operation and are attractive candidates as lamps or for the decomposition of environmentally hazardous gases.
- Inorganic Chemistry
- Electrical and Electronic Equipment
- Electricity and Magnetism