Technology of Production of Tungsten-based Cold-emission Cathodes with a Thin Surface Epoxide Layer

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A. Knápek and L. Grmela

Department of Physics, University of Technology, Brno


The article describes the title technology. Requirements for electron sources for the cathode tip and emission plane are specified. The implemented technology uses a fully automated etching setup. Finally, the main algorithm of driver software is described. The main advantages of electrochemically-made cold emission cathodes are given.


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