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Operation of a relativistic rising-sun magnetron with cathodes of various diameters

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Operation of a relativistic rising-sun magnetron with cathodes of various diameters. / Saveliev, Y M ; Kerr, B A ; Harbour, M I ; Douglas, S C ; Sibbett, W .

In: IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 30, 06.2002, p. 938-946.

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Saveliev, YM, Kerr, BA, Harbour, MI, Douglas, SC & Sibbett, W 2002, 'Operation of a relativistic rising-sun magnetron with cathodes of various diameters', IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 30, pp. 938-946. https://doi.org/10.1109/TPS.2002.801652

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Saveliev, Y. M., Kerr, B. A., Harbour, M. I., Douglas, S. C., & Sibbett, W. (2002). Operation of a relativistic rising-sun magnetron with cathodes of various diameters. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 30, 938-946. https://doi.org/10.1109/TPS.2002.801652

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Saveliev YM, Kerr BA, Harbour MI, Douglas SC, Sibbett W. Operation of a relativistic rising-sun magnetron with cathodes of various diameters. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 2002 Jun;30:938-946. https://doi.org/10.1109/TPS.2002.801652

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Saveliev, Y M ; Kerr, B A ; Harbour, M I ; Douglas, S C ; Sibbett, W . / Operation of a relativistic rising-sun magnetron with cathodes of various diameters. In: IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 2002 ; Vol. 30. pp. 938-946.

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