Autodeflection of electron beams from dielectric solids

A. Yu Basai, V. V. Kaplin, E. I. Rozum, A. M. Slupskii, S. A. Vorobiev

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Abstract

The present note describes a new effect of autodeflection of fast electrons by the space charge field induced during irradiation of a dielectric plate at grazing incidence angles. The accelerator used is a modified microtron with variable beam energy. The angular distributions of the deflected electrons have stripped structure indicating an irregularity of the beam deflection process and a variation in the space charge accumulation. The wedge-like form of the angular distribution of electrons, which corresponds to fixed positions of the deflected beam, is caused with a non-uniform structure of the electric field of the space charge accumulated in the glass plate.

Original languageEnglish
JournalPhysica Status Solidi (A) Applied Research
Volume112
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Apr 1989

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  • Electronic, Optical and Magnetic Materials
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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Basai, A. Y., Kaplin, V. V., Rozum, E. I., Slupskii, A. M., & Vorobiev, S. A. (1989). Autodeflection of electron beams from dielectric solids. Physica Status Solidi (A) Applied Research, 112(2).