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Applied physics

, Volume 1, Issue 6, pp 331–337 | Cite as

Gas discharges in very small gaps in relation to electrography

  • J. Schramm
  • K. Witter
Contributed Papers

Abstract

Gas discharges in very small electrode arrangements, with air gaps below 50 microns, as are often used in modern electrostatic recording, have been studied. In particular, the breakdown voltage as a function of the air gap, the charging mechanism for various recording media, the statistical variation of the time lag of the discharges as well as the temporal formation of the discharge have all been investigated. There is good agreement between experimental and theoretical results.

Index Headings

Gas discharge Electrography 

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© Springer-Verlag 1973

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Schramm
    • 1
  • K. Witter
    • 1
  1. 1.Philips Forschungslaboratorium Hamburg GmbHHamburg 54Fed. Rep. Germany

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