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Electron and positive ion acceleration with pyroelectric crystals
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10.1063/1.1884252
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FIG. 1.

Experimental geometry for bremsstrahlung energy measurements for a paired-crystal system. (A cooling phase is depicted.)

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FIG. 2.

Experimental geometry for the direct measurement of electron emission from a single-crystal pyroelectric source.

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FIG. 3.

Spectrum showing that the electrons emitted from a single-crystal pyroelectric crystal at a given time are nearly monoenergetic and can have an energy of .

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FIG. 4.

X-ray spectrum showing the bremsstrahlung and characteristic x-ray production from a paired-crystal pyroelectric source. The endpoint energy shows that the maximum electron energy from a paired-crystal system must be at least .

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FIG. 5.

Experimental geometry for the detection of positive ions accelerated by the potential from a pyroelectric crystal.

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FIG. 6.

Positive-ion spectra for a lithium tantalate driven source during cooling. The positive-ion peak changes in energy as the crystal cools.

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FIG. 7.

Positive-ion spectra for a lithium niobate driven source during cooling. The peak which changes in energy is caused by positive ions, while the peak that stays stationary is due to characteristic x-ray emission from the electrons striking the crystal.

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FIG. 8.

Spectrum showing pileup peaks for electrons emitted by a crystal.

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FIG. 9.

Comparison of observed pileup peak area to calculated pileup expected from a random emission source.

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Scitation: Electron and positive ion acceleration with pyroelectric crystals
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