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Cold Emission from Unconditioned Surfaces

Bennett, Willard H. (1931) Cold Emission from Unconditioned Surfaces. Physical Review, 37 (5). pp. 582-590. ISSN 0031-899X. doi:10.1103/PhysRev.37.582.

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The greatest difficulty in obtaining higher potentials in tubes is due to autoelectronic emission from the electrode surfaces. A study of emission from unconditioned metals is described leading to the result that either loose fine particles in a tube, or else the targets of emission will probably have more to do with the quantity of emission than will the kind and "conditioning" of the cathode itself.

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Additional Information:©1931 The American Physical Society Received 26 January 1931 In conclusion, the author wishes to thank Drs. Millikan, McKeown, and Luritsen for advice borne of their longer experience in this field, and also Dr. Millikan for making available the necessary facilities for this investigation. [W.H.B. was a] National Research Fellow.
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