Improved geometry of the vacuum-insulator-Anode triple junction

Eugene J. Lauer, Mark A. Lauer, George J Caporaso

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We propose a modification of a vacuum-insulator-electrode geometry that is commonly found in particle accelerators to reduce the electric field near the anode triple junction and reduce dielectric flashover.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Article number7422607
Pages (from-to)58-60
Number of pages3
JournalIEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation
Issue number1
StatePublished - Feb 1 2016
Externally publishedYes


  • Dielectric breakdown
  • dielectric flashover
  • electron avalanche
  • linear accelerator
  • triple junction

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering


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