10 μs FWHM gas pulse generation using a pulsed solenoid valve

Huang, Yuhui; Sulkes, Mark
December 1994
Review of Scientific Instruments;Dec1994, Vol. 65 Issue 12, p3868
Academic Journal
A General Valve Series 9 pulsed solenoid valve, when equipped with a 3.3 Ω coil and driven by 400 µs low voltage (∼22-65 V) pulses, can stably produce gas pulses as little as 10 µs FWHM. This capability can enhance the performance of a skimmed supersonic molecular beam system.


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