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Production of sheet electron beams with crossed-field secondary emission diodes

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Production of sheet electron beams with crossed-field secondary emission diodes. / Saveliev, Y M ; Sibbett, W ; Kerr, B A .

In: IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, Vol. 30, 10.2002, p. 1832-1836.

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Saveliev, YM, Sibbett, W & Kerr, BA 2002, 'Production of sheet electron beams with crossed-field secondary emission diodes', IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, vol. 30, pp. 1832-1836. https://doi.org/10.1109/TPS.2002.805375

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Saveliev, Y. M., Sibbett, W., & Kerr, B. A. (2002). Production of sheet electron beams with crossed-field secondary emission diodes. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 30, 1832-1836. https://doi.org/10.1109/TPS.2002.805375

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Saveliev YM, Sibbett W, Kerr BA. Production of sheet electron beams with crossed-field secondary emission diodes. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 2002 Oct;30:1832-1836. https://doi.org/10.1109/TPS.2002.805375

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Saveliev, Y M ; Sibbett, W ; Kerr, B A . / Production of sheet electron beams with crossed-field secondary emission diodes. In: IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science. 2002 ; Vol. 30. pp. 1832-1836.

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