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High current density nanofilament cathodes for microwave amplifiers

Schnell, J-P and Minoux, E and Gangloff, L and Vincent, P and Legagneux, P and Dieumegard, D and David, J-F and Peauger, F and Hudanski, L and Teo, KBK and Lacerda, R and Chhowalla, M and Hasko, DG and Ahmed, H and Amaratunga, GAJ and Milne, WI and Vila, L and Dauginet-De Pra, L and Demoustier-Champagne, S and Ferain, E and Legras, R and Piraux, L and Gröening, O and De Raedt, H and Michielsen, K (2004) High current density nanofilament cathodes for microwave amplifiers. Technical Digest of the 17th International Vacuum Nanoelectronics Conference, IVNC 2004. pp. 278-279.

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Abstract

The fabrication of high current density nanofilament cathodes for microwave amplifiers was discussed. Metallic nanowires grown on silicon wafers and carbon nanotubes/nanofibers grown by catalytic plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition (PECVD) were the two types of nanofilament arrays analyzed as cathodes materials. It was observed that the arrays of 5.8 μm height and 50 nm diameter carbon nanotubes exhibited geometrical enhancement factor of 240+-7.5%. The results show that carbon nanotubes/nanofibers arrays are best suited for nanofilament cathodes.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: UNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Div B > Electronics, Power & Energy Conversion
Div B > Solid State Electronics and Nanoscale Science
Depositing User: Cron Job
Date Deposited: 07 Mar 2014 12:09
Last Modified: 30 Nov 2014 21:46
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