Accession Number : AD0163868

Title :   Negative Ion Generator.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Jennings,Thomas A. ; McNeill,William

Report Date : 12 DEC 1972

Pagination or Media Count : 5

Abstract : The patent describes negative ion generator for controllably and selectively generating negative ions by superposing non-uniform electric and magnetic fields, and comprising means for generating an electrostatic field within a metallic cylinder and a magnet associated therewith for producing the magnetic field, and generating the negative ions when a supply of gas is fed into the generator.

Descriptors :   (*ION SOURCES, *PATENTS), COATINGS, ELECTROCHEMISTRY, MAGNETS, GAS DISCHARGES, PLASMA MEDIUM

Subject Categories : Particle Accelerators
      Plasma Physics and Magnetohydrodynamics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE