We are currently experiencing intermittent issues impacting performance. We apologize for the inconvenience.
By Topic

Equilibria for Magnetic Insulation

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$31 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

3 Author(s)
Ron, A. ; Maxwell Laboratories, Inc. 9244 Balboa Avenue San Diego, California 92123 ; Mondelli, A.A. ; Rostoker, N.

We have studied fully-relativistic, self-consistent theoretical equilibria for the electron sheath near a magnetically insulated cathode. Such equilibria exist at stresses of 3 MV/cm for applied magnetic fields of ¿13 kG and at stresses of 5 MV/cm for applied magnetic fields of ¿20 kG in an 0.5 cm gap. The equilibrium solutions are obtained analytically as elliptic integrals, which are then evaluated numerically for special cases of interest to obtain quantitative results for the breakdown stress at various field levels.

Published in:

Plasma Science, IEEE Transactions on  (Volume:1 ,  Issue: 4 )