Work function measurements of contact materials for industrial use

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Akbi , Mohammed; Lefort , André;
  • Publisher: American Institute of Physics
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1088/0022-3727/31/11/003
  • Subject: work function | [ PHYS.PHYS.PHYS-PLASM-PH ] Physics [physics]/Physics [physics]/Plasma Physics [physics.plasm-ph] | [PHYS.PHYS.PHYS-PLASM-PH] Physics [physics]/Physics [physics]/Plasma Physics [physics.plasm-ph] | cathode

The nature of the contact material is important for the characteristics of electric arcs and particularly for the electronic emission. Work functions of new industrial materials made with silver alloys and silver oxide alloys are not known at present. An experimental se... View more
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