CST – Computer Simulation Technology

Getting Ahead with Particle Source Simulation

Recording date: March 15, 2018

60 min



This eSeminar will illustrate the electromagnetic simulation of four different particles sources in CST STUDIO SUITE® 2018: a Pierce-type electron gun, a field emission source, an ion source and a magnetron cathode. It will guide you through the use of different emission models as well as the simulation of the emission in a conformal hexahedral or tetrahedral mesh. In addition, the superposition of external fields will be shown and the setup of an electron source will be demonstrated.


Monika Balk

Dr. Monika Balk is Market Development Manager for Charged Particle Applications at CST, part of the SIMULIA brand of Dassault Systèmes. She graduated in 2000 at the Gerhard-Mercator-University Duisburg, Germany, in high frequency engineering. She then got her Ph.D. at Technical University of Darmstadt, Germany, in 2005 with an accelerator physics related topic. In 2005 she joined CST as Senior Application Engineer for high frequency applications. During her work she has gained experience in charged particle applications with her support activities worldwide. Since 2008 she is Market Development Manager, and she has published several papers on Magnetron, TWT and general vacuum tube simulation.


1. Getting Ahead with Particle Source Simulation

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