Accession Number : ADD011741

Title :   Ion Beam Neutralizer.

Descriptive Note : Patent Application,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Campana,J E

Report Date : 31 Oct 1984

Pagination or Media Count : 16

Abstract : A method and apparatus for converting an ion beam from a standard ion gun into a neutral particle beam by the processes of resonance neutralization followed by Auger deexcitation and/or Auger neutralization, established by directing the ion beam to pass in the proximity of a suitable metal surface. (Author)

Descriptors :   *PATENT APPLICATIONS, *ION BEAMS, *NEUTRALIZATION, NEUTRAL, PARTICLE BEAMS, METALS, SURFACES, RESONANCE, AUGER ELECTRONS

Subject Categories : Electricity and Magnetism
      Particle Accelerators

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE