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Systematic variations of the constant A in thermionic emission

DuBridge, Lee A. (1928) Systematic variations of the constant A in thermionic emission. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 14 (10). pp. 788-793. ISSN 0027-8424. https://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:DUBpnas28

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Abstract

Recent measurements(1) on the thermionic emission from a platinum surface during outgassing have brought to the attention of the writer an empirical relation between the thermionic constants for a metallic surface which was discovered by Richardson(2) for tungsten and platinum in 1915, but which has apparently been completely neglected in formulating the various theories of the emission process.


Item Type:Article
Additional Information:Copyright © 1928 by the National Academy of Sciences. Communicated August 27, 1928.
Issue or Number:10
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ID Code:4259
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Deposited By: Tony Diaz
Deposited On:11 Aug 2006
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