Simulation of Self Organized Electron Beams in Vacuum Microdiodes

Marjan Ilkov, Andreas Pedersen, Andrei Manolescu, Ágúst Valfells

Abstract

Simulation of vacuum micro-diodes can be done quite effectively using molecular dynamics methods. This results in much higher fidelity simulations than can be obtained using the particle-in-cell method (PIC), which is most common for plasma and particle beam simulations. In particular, this method is superior to the PIC method when treating systems where collisional effects are important. In this paper we present some results concerning electron beam structure in a vacuum micro-diode obtained using a molecular dynamics code developed at Reykjavík University.

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in Harvard Style

Ilkov M., Pedersen A., Manolescu A. and Valfells Á. (2013). Simulation of Self Organized Electron Beams in Vacuum Microdiodes . In Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH, ISBN 978-989-8565-69-3, pages 224-228. DOI: 10.5220/0004595502240228


in Bibtex Style

@conference{simultech13,
author={Marjan Ilkov and Andreas Pedersen and Andrei Manolescu and Ágúst Valfells},
title={Simulation of Self Organized Electron Beams in Vacuum Microdiodes},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,},
year={2013},
pages={224-228},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0004595502240228},
isbn={978-989-8565-69-3},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 3rd International Conference on Simulation and Modeling Methodologies, Technologies and Applications - Volume 1: SIMULTECH,
TI - Simulation of Self Organized Electron Beams in Vacuum Microdiodes
SN - 978-989-8565-69-3
AU - Ilkov M.
AU - Pedersen A.
AU - Manolescu A.
AU - Valfells Á.
PY - 2013
SP - 224
EP - 228
DO - 10.5220/0004595502240228