TITLE

Laser ablation of lithium and lithium/cadmium alloy studied by time-of-flight mass spectrometry

AUTHOR(S)
Labazan, I.; Vrbanek, E.; Miloševic, S.; Düren, R.
PUB. DATE
February 2005
SOURCE
Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing;2005, Vol. 80 Issue 3, p569
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Ablation of solid lithium and lithium/cadmium alloy was performed by a 308-nm, nanosecond excimer laser. Analysis of the atomic and molecular composition of the plume in vacuum and in nitrogen atmosphere was performed by means of a linear time-of-flight mass spectrometer. Several ionic masses were observed and systematically studied with respect to the laser fluence, laser beam spot size, background pressure, and target composition.
ACCESSION #
15312580

 

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