Flexible ion conduit for use under rarefield atmospheric conditions

Hars, Gyorgy; Meuzelaar, Henk LC.
September 1997
Review of Scientific Instruments;Sep97, Vol. 68 Issue 9, p3351
Academic Journal
Describes the construction of a tubular ion conduit which transports ions by convection by means of a carrier gas. Design of a corona type ion source; Flexible conduit with helical dipole electrodes; Ultrahigh violet chamber with ion detector; Use of helium and air to various pressures to determine the dark current and the vibrational average force current.


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