Accession Number:

ADD005802

Title:

Intense Ion Beam Producing Reflex Triode.

Descriptive Note:

Patent,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON D C

Report Date:

1978-11-21

Pagination or Media Count:

11.0

Abstract:

A reflex triode for use in producing ultra-high-current 100,000 A, ultra-highpower 10 to the 11th power W ion beams includes an improved anode and an improved cathode and has a low inductance design. A cylindical anode stalk supporting the anode is positioned inside of and closely spaced from a cylindrical cathode shank which supports the cathode. Magnetic insulation allows for a close spacing between the anode stalk and cathode shank which reduces the inductance. The improved cathode is embedded in a cathode mount to reduce divergence of the ion beam. The improved anode consists of conducting concentric rings with thin film in the space between the rings to produce a more uniformly dense ion beam having low divergence. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Electrical and Electronic Equipment
  • Particle Accelerators
  • Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE