TITLE

Laser plasma in a magnetic field

AUTHOR(S)
Kondo, K.; Kanesue, T.; Tamura, J.; Dabrowski, R.; Okamura, M.
PUB. DATE
February 2010
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Feb2010, Vol. 81 Issue 2, p02B716
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Laser ion source (LIS) is a candidate among various heavy ion sources. A high density plasma produced by Nd:yttrium aluminum garnet laser with drift velocity realizes high current and high charge state ion beams. In order to obtain higher beam current, we made experiments using the LIS with a magnetic field by which a confinement effect can make higher beam current. We measured total current by Faraday cup and analyzed charge distribution by electrostatic ion analyzer. It is shown that the ion beam charge state is higher by a permanent magnet.
ACCESSION #
48352514

 

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