Field emission assisted microdischarge devices

Cy Herring (Inventor), Kyung-Ho Park (Inventor), James Gary Eden (Inventor), Sung-Jin Park (Inventor)

Research output: Patent

Abstract

Field emission nanostructures assist operation of a microdischarge device. The field emission nanostructures are integrated into the microdischarge device(s) or are situated near an electrode of the microdischarge device(s). The field emission nanostructures reduce operating and ignition voltages compared to otherwise identical devices lacking the field emission nanostructures, while also increasing the radiative output of the microdischarge device(s).
Original languageEnglish (US)
U.S. patent number7126266
Filing date7/14/04
StatePublished - Oct 24 2006

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