X-Ray Tubes

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X-ray tube simulation webinar

3pm :: Wednesday 27th September :: 2017 This webinar will briefly review the requirements of common types of X-ray tube, and look at how the capabilities of Opera help designers meet the required characteristics of the electron beam and to optimize designs. We'll consider a range of phenomena and physical effects, including generation and focussing [...] Posted in X-Ray Tubes
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Stephen M. Elliott of Thin Film Consulting discusses his use of Opera FEA

In this short video Stephen M. Elliott of Thin Film Consulting discusses his use of Opera FEA Simulation Software over his distinguished career, with Andrew Farebrother from Cobham Technical Services. During his career, Stephen M. Elliott has worked on the development of very high voltage generators, ion beam sources, electron guns, linear accelerators, field effect [...] Posted in Charged Particle Devices,Electron Beam Guns,General,Plasma Discharge,X-Ray Tubes
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Simulating Charged-Particle Sources and Beams IOP Webinar

From electron lithography to ion sources to field-tip emitters for flat-screen displays, the modelling of charged particle devices is critical in ensuring optimum efficiency and performance. This webinar discusses the modelling of space-charge-limited emission and particle tracking using the Opera software suite.

Posted in Charged Particle Devices,Electron & Ion Beam Lithography,Electron Beam Guns,Ion Beam Sources,Linear Beam Tubes,Plasma Discharge,Space Charge Ion Beam Compensation,X-Ray Tubes

Electromagnetic modeling package speeds design of active electron optic X-ray tubes for Philips Medical Systems

The three-dimensional version of Vector Fields’ specialized electromagnetic modeling algorithm for charged particle beams is playing a key role in the development cycle of Philips Medical Systems’ first commercial X-ray imaging systems with ‘active optics’. Active beam technology supports dynamic focusing and positioning of the electron beam during investigation procedures, greatly improving the resolution and […]

Posted in Charged Particle Devices,Space Charge Ion Beam Compensation,X-Ray Tubes