US Pat. No. 9,530,608

X-RAY GENERATION FROM A SUPER-CRITICAL FIELD

X-Illumina, Inc., Dublin...

1. A device for generating x-ray energy, comprising:
an electric field generator that generates an electric field having an energy of greater than about 10E7 V/m without electrical
breakdown of vacuum gaps; and

an electron beam generator that generates an electron beam and directs the beam toward the electric field.

US Pat. No. 10,172,223

X-RAY GENERATION FROM A SUPER-CRITICAL FIELD

X-ILLUMINA, INC., Dublin...

1. A device for generating x-ray energy, comprising:an electric field generator that generates an electric field having an energy of greater than about 10E7 V/m without electrical breakdown of vacuum gaps for between about 100 picoseconds and about 90 nanoseconds; and
an electron beam generator that generates an electron beam, during generation of the electric field, and directs the beam toward the electric field.