Field Emission Cathodes

  • Nikolay EgorovEmail author
  • Evgeny Sheshin
Part of the Springer Series in Advanced Microelectronics book series (MICROELECTR., volume 60)


In the beginning of the chapter the main problems and obstacles to widespread practical use of field emission cathodes are considered. Then it proceeds to discuss the features, advantages and disadvantages of various types of field cathodes known as of today.


Field Emission Emission Current Anode Voltage Electron Work Function Control Electrode 
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