Author: Chen, G.
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MOPLH06 Study of the Mean Transverse Energy and the Emission Mechanism of (N)UNCD Photocathodes 181
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  • G. Chen
    IIT, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • G. Adhikari, W.A. Schroeder
    UIC, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • S.P. Antipov, E. Gomez
    Euclid TechLabs, LLC, Solon, Ohio, USA
  • S.V. Baryshev, T. Nikhar
    Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, USA
  • L.K. Spentzouris
    Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  Funding: This project is supported by NSF grant No. NSF-1739150, NSF-1535676, and NSF grant No. PHYS-1535279.
Nitrogen incorporated ultrananocrystalline diamond ((N)UNCD) is promising for photocathode applications due to its high quantum efficiency (QE). The mean transverse energy (MTE) which, along with QE, defines the brightness of the emitted electron beam must be thoroughly characterized and understood for (N)UNCD. Our previous work* further corroborated the important role of graphitic grain boundaries (GB’s). UNCD consists of diamond (sp3-hybrized) grains and graphitic (sp2-hybrized) GB’s: GB’s are behind the high emissivity of (N)UNCD and therefore play a crucial role in defining and controlling the MTE. In this work, the MTE of two different (N)UNCD samples having different ratios of sp3/sp2 were measured versus the primary photon energies. As a reference, MTE of highly oriented pyrolytic graphite (HOPG, canonical sp2-hybrized graphite) was also measured.
* G. Chen et al., Appl. Phys. Lett. 114, 093103 (2019).
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WEYBA5 Diamond Field Emitter Array Cathode Experimental Tests in RF Gun 618
  • K.E. Nichols, H.L. Andrews, D. Kim, E.I. Simakov
    LANL, Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA
  • S.P. Antipov
    Euclid Beamlabs LLC, Bolingbrook, USA
  • G. Chen
    IIT, Chicago, Illinois, USA
  • M.E. Conde, D.S. Doran, G. Ha, W. Liu, J.F. Power, J.H. Shao, C. Whiteford, E.E. Wisniewski
    ANL, Lemont, Illinois, USA
  Funding: LANL/LDRD
Diamond Field Emitter Array (DFEA) cathodes are arbitrarily shaped arrays of sharp (~50 nm tip size) nano-diamond pyramids with bases on the order of 3 to 25 microns and pitches 5 microns and greater. These cathodes have demonstrated very high bunch charge in tests at the L-band RF gun at the Argonne National Laboratory (ANL) Advanced Cathode Test Stand (ACTS). Intrinsically shaped electron beams have a variety of applications, but primarily to achieve high transformer ratios for Dielectric Wakefield Accelerators (DWA) when used in conjunction with Emittance Exchange (EEX) systems. Here we will present results from a number of recent cathode tests including bunch charge and YAG images. We have demonstrated shaped beam transport down the 2.54-meter beamline. In addition we will present emission simulations that demonstrate shielding effects for this geometry.
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