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Parametric Study of a Low-Pressure Theta-Pinch Discharge in Argon for Preliminary Analytical Optimization

Volume 43, Number 6 (Aug. 1989) Page 991-997

White, Jeffrey S.; Lee, Gae Ho; Scheeline, Alexander

The qualitative dependence of spectrochemical performance of a theta-pinch discharge on a variety of experimental variables including discharge gas pressure, sample positioning, discharge energy, and discharge current waveform is reported.