Year 2021, Volume , Issue 23, Pages 702 - 709 2021-04-30

Thermionic electron gun design and prototyping
Termiyonik elektron tabancası tasarımı ve prototip üretimi

Hakan CETİNKAYA [1] , Aydın ÖZBEY [2] , Alperen YÜNCÜ [3]

A prototype thermionic electron gun is designed and produced at Bogazici University’s KAHVE Laboratory to gain experience on electron sources towards industrial electron beam applications. The electron gun includes a thoriated tungsten filament, a Wehnelt cup, an anode, a Faraday cup and a solenoid. Electron gun simulations were performed by using the IBSimu program. The produced electron gun is operating at 20 kV and produces beam currents up to 3 mA. This paper reports the experimental results and encountered problems during the construction of the thermionic electron gun.
Boğaziçi Üniversitesi KAHVE Laboratuvarı’nda prototip termiyonik electron tabancası, endüstriyel elektron demeti uygulamalarında deneyim kazanmak amacıyla tasarlanmış ve üretilmiştir. Elektron tabancası tungsten filament, Wehnelt bardağı, Faraday bardağı ve solenoid bileşenlerinden oluşmaktadır. Elektron tabancası benzetimleri IBSimu isimli program kullanılarak gerçekleştirilmiştir. Üretimi gerçekleştirilen elektron tabancası, 20 kV potansiyel ve 3 mA’e kadar demet akımında çalışmaktadır. Bu çalışma, termiyonik elektron tabancasının üretimi sırasında karşılaşılan sorunları ve deneysel sonuçları raporlamaktadır.
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Primary Language en
Subjects Engineering
Journal Section Articles

Orcid: 0000-0002-1466-5930
Author: Hakan CETİNKAYA (Primary Author)
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0001-7097-4044
Author: Aydın ÖZBEY
Institution: İstanbul Üniversitesi Cerrahpaşa Mühendislik Fakültesi
Country: Turkey

Orcid: 0000-0001-9696-9331
Author: Alperen YÜNCÜ
Institution: Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg, Physikalische Insitute
Country: Germany

Supporting Institution Boğaziçi University Scientific Research Comission
Project Number 11481
Thanks The authors are grateful to KAHVE Laboratory members and specially to E. Ergenlik, for their support. They would also like to thank G. Turemen and U. Kaya for their technical support and G. Unel for a careful reading of this manuscript.

Publication Date : April 30, 2021

APA Cetinkaya, H , Özbey, A , Yüncü, A . (2021). Thermionic electron gun design and prototyping . Avrupa Bilim ve Teknoloji Dergisi , (23) , 702-709 . DOI: 10.31590/ejosat.809155