A specialized torsion balance designed to measure the absolute flux density of hyperthermal

Cook, Steven R.; Hoffbauer, Mark A.; Cross, Jon B.; Wellenstein, Hermann; Fink, Manfred
May 1996
Review of Scientific Instruments;May96, Vol. 67 Issue 5, p1781
Academic Journal
Describes a torsion balance that has been used to measure the absolute flux density of seeded hyperthermal molecular beams containing reactive and/or condensable species with uncertainties of approximately +/= 5%. Beam stop designs; Theory of torsion balance operation; Suspension wire rotation angle measurement; Torsion balance measurement protocol.


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