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Plasma Engineering by Isak Beilis, Michael Keidar

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Appendix

Physical Constants in SI

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A.1 Ionization potentials

Xenon12.13 eV
Helium24.59 eV
Argon15.76 eV
Nitrogen14.53 eV

A.2 Work function

MaterialWork Function (eV)
Al4.25
C4.7
Cu4.4
Mo4.3
Ni4.5
W4.54
LaB62.3–2.4

A.3 Ion-induced secondary emission coefficients [1]

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A.3.1 Glow discharge

A.3.1.1 Normal cathode fall in various gases

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A.3.1.2 A, B coefficients in equation for breakdown voltage

AB
Air14.6365
Ar13.6235
H25130
H2O12.9289
He2.834

A.4 Vacuum arcs

Table A.1

Ion velocity, ...

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