TITLE

An improved high intensity recycling helium-3 beam source

AUTHOR(S)
Hedgeland, H.; Kole, P. R.; Allison, W.; Ellis, J.; Jardine, A. P.
PUB. DATE
July 2009
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Jul2009, Vol. 80 Issue 7, p076110
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
We describe an improved high intensity, recycling, supersonic atomic beam source. Changes address several issues previously limiting performance and reliability of the apparatus, including the use of newly available vacuum pumps and modifications to the recycling system. We achieve a source intensity of 2.5×1019 atoms/s/sr, almost twice that previously achievable during recycling. Current limits on intensity are discussed.
ACCESSION #
43494137

 

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