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MULTIPACTOR ON A DIELECTRIC SURFACE WITH LONGITUDINAL RF ELECTRIC FIELD ACTION

By F. Zhu, Z. Zhang, J. Luo, and S. Dai

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Abstract:
An improved multipactor dynamic model is proposed for studying the multipactor phenomenon on a dielectric surface existing longitudinal RF electric field using Monte Carlo method. The susceptibility curves of the electric field on the surface and the temporal evolution images of the multipactor discharge were obtained and discussed. The power deposited on the dielectric surface by the multipactor was also investigated in terms of an S-band RF dielectric window. The results show that, the longitudinal RF electric field may intensify the single-surface multipactor effect, which is likely detrimental to RF transmission and to result in the dielectric crack.

Citation:
F. Zhu, Z. Zhang, J. Luo, and S. Dai, "Multipactor on a Dielectric Surface with Longitudinal RF Electric Field Action," Progress In Electromagnetics Research Letters, Vol. 24, 177-185, 2011.
doi:10.2528/PIERL11042305

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