The origin of current constriction in vacuum arcs

H. Schellekens, D.C. Schram

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The current constriction in a diffuse vacuum arc is shown theoretically and experimentally to be caused by a pressure source, to which the charged particles and neutral particles contribute.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)88-90
JournalPhysics Letters A
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 1984


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