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Document Type

Article

Publication Date

1984

Abstract

An asymptotic analysis is carried out to calculate the effects of a small thermal spread in the injection energy of an electron beam on its space charge limit. It is found that the space charge limit is lowered proportionally to the beam temperature T near T = O.

Publisher

Cambridge University Press

Publication Title

Journal of Plasma Physics

ISSN

0022-3778

Volume

31

Issue

2

First Page

313

Last Page

318

Language (ISO)

English

Sponsorship

Cambridge University Press

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Mathematics Commons

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