An ion source for the generation of hydrogen or deuterium ions is disclosed, said source suitable for the generation of D-D and D-T neutrons, wherein the body of the ion source is cylindrical, and disposed at one end of the ion source opposite the extraction plate, is a single, spiraled RF coil antenna, in which the spiraled coils are flat.
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 The invention described and claimed herein was made in part utilizing funds supplied by the U.S. Department of Energy under Contract No. DE-AC02-05CH11231. The government has certain rights in this invention.