A time-of-flight spectrometer for measuring inelastic to elastic differential cross-section

LeClair, L.R.; Trajmar, S.; Khakoo, M.A.; Nickel, J.C.
May 1996
Review of Scientific Instruments;May96, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p1753
Academic Journal
Describes a crossed electron beam-atomic beam apparatus which utilizes a pulsed electron gun and field free drift tube to obtain time-of-flight (TOF) spectra of electrons scattered from atoms and molecules. Problems in conventional differential cross section measurements; General apparatus description; Calibration; Interaction region; Electronics; Resolution.


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