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General Characteristics of High-Frequency Electrodeless Spectral Lamps

  • Sergei A. Kazantsev
  • Vyacheslav I. Khutorshchikov
  • Günter H. Guthöhrlein
  • Laurentius Windholz
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Part of the Physics of Atoms and Molecules book series (PAMO)

Abstract

At least two kinds of discharges have been known since the 1930s. Following [13] they were named E- and H-discharges. As mentioned in the introduction, the E-discharge is excited in the antinodes of the electric field, and the H-discharge in the antinodes of the magnetic field. Accordingly, in the E-discharge the breakdown and maintenance of the discharge are insured by an electric potential field while in the H-discharge by a curling electric field. Different types of hf discharges have been discussed in detail for discharge parameter variation over a wide range [15, 133–137].

Keywords

Oscillatory Circuit Stepwise Ionization Ignition Voltage Rubidium Vapor Spectral Lamp 
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© Springer Science+Business Media New York 1998

Authors and Affiliations

  • Sergei A. Kazantsev
    • 1
    • 2
  • Vyacheslav I. Khutorshchikov
    • 3
  • Günter H. Guthöhrlein
    • 4
  • Laurentius Windholz
    • 5
  1. 1.St. Petersburg State UniversitySt. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.Paris ObservatoryMeudonFrance
  3. 3.Russian Institute for Radionavigation and TimeSt. PetersburgRussia
  4. 4.University of the Federal Armed ForcesHamburgGermany
  5. 5.Graz Technical UniversityGrazAustria

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