IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc. - Progress in Electron Emission at High Fields

Author(s): W. P. Dyke
Publisher: IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc.
Publication Date: 1 February 1955
Volume: 43
Page(s): 162 - 167
ISSN (Paper): 0096-8390
DOI: 10.1109/JRPROC.1955.278073
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At high electric fields, electron current densities exceeding 108 acm2 are emitted from metals, the emission process requiring no energy. The present paper discusses properties of such emitters... View More

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