Site  "Interaction of High-Pressure Arc Plasmas with Thermionic Cathodes"

   THERMCAT
   A fast and robust online tool for simulation of different modes of axially symmetric current transfer from high-pressure arc-discharge plasmas to cylindrical thermionic cathodes, created and maintained by Mikhail Benilov and co-workers. The code computes both the diffuse mode of current transfer and modes with axially symmetric spots and can be used in a wide range of arc currents, plasma-producing gases, and cathode materials and dimensions. The tool also serves as a tutorial that can help to make physicists and engineers working in the field comfortable with multiple solutions describing different modes of current transfer to electrodes in low-temperature plasmas.

   ELEM
   A code for evaluation of the field to thermo-field to thermionic electron emission current density. The code is based on an accurate and computationally efficient method of evaluation of the Murphy-Good formalism; see M. S. Benilov and L. G. Benilova, J. Appl. Phys. 114, No. 6, pp. 063307-1-7 (2013).

    MOBION
   A code for evaluation of the mobility and temperature of ions in a weakly ionized gas as functions of reduced electric field and gas temperature. The code is based on the two-temperature displaced-distribution theory; see P. G. C. Almeida, M. S. Benilov, and G. V. Naidis, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 35, No. 13, pp. 1577-1584 (2002).

   Appendixes to the paper Transition from a fully ionized plasma to an absorbing surface by N. A. Almeida, M. S.    Benilov, R. N. Franklin and G. V. Naidis, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 37, No. 22, pp. 3107-3116 (2004).

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