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Title Voltage Breakdown and the Processing Mechanism
Type Talk  
Abstract Although field emission and voltage breakdown are not current major limitations of superconducting RF cavities, field emission continues to degrade accelerator cavity performance, sometimes causing breakdown; ironically, voltage breakdown often obliterates field emitters,improving cavity performance. With the eventual goal of finding surface treatments that will reduce electric-field-related problems and processing methods that will promote <<therapeutic>> breakdown with less power input, we have been studying the nature of the breakdown event itself in DC experiments and computer simulations, both of which lend themselves more easily to diagnostics than SRF experiments.

List of authors...

Principle author first.

Last (Family) Name First Name (Initials only) Affiliation or Organization (abbreviations if possible)
Werner G.R. Cornell University
Padamsee H. Cornell University
Lundberg D.P. Cornell University
Romanenko A.S. Cornell University
Shipman J.E. Cornell University
Ying L.T. Cornell University



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