US Patent No. 10,172,223

X-RAY GENERATION FROM A SUPER-CRITICAL FIELD


Patent No. 10,172,223
Issue Date January 01, 2019
Title X-ray Generation From A Super-critical Field
Inventorship Steven D. Hansen, Dublin, CA (US)
Assignee X-ILLUMINA, INC., Dublin, CA (US)

Claim of US Patent No. 10,172,223

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.