CHAPTER 2 of User's Guide for CPO2D and CPO3D


(or proceed to chapter 3)


Setting up a simulation


2.1 Using the package data files

2.2 Input and output files

2.3 Electrodes and segments

2.4 Planes of symmetry

2.5 Units

2.6 Accuracy of field evaluation

2.7 Magnetic fields

2.8 Specifying the initial ray conditions

2.9 Ray tracing (that is, ray integration)

2.10 Accuracy of ray tracing

2.11 Space-charge calculations

2.12 Thermionic cathodes

2.13 Field-emission and extended Schottky emission cathodes