Breakdown Voltage and Current Density in Microgaps Calculator

Computes breakdown voltage and ionization enhanced Fowler Nordheim current density in microgaps.

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Version 1.0 - published on 03 Jul 2015

doi:10.4231/D32B8VC9V cite this

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This interface calculates breakdown voltage and Fowler Nordheim emission driven discharges using the formulation developed by A.Venkattraman and A. Alexeenko in their "Scaling law of direct current field emission driven microscale gas breakdown" paper.

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  • Scaling law for direct current field emission-driven microscale gas breakdown
    Venkattraman, A. and Alexeenko, A. A., Physics of Plasmas, 19, 123515 (2012), DOI:

  • Kudzo Samuel Ahegbebu (2015), "Breakdown Voltage and Current Density in Microgaps Calculator," (DOI: 10.21981/D32B8VC9V).

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