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Typical Operating Parameters of the NIST EBIT


                                               
Electron Beam Energy:   0.095 keV to 33 keV
Electron Beam Resolution: 50 eV
Electron Beam Current: up to 150 mA
Extracted Ion Beam Current:
                (Xe, q=44+)
>100 nA (pulsed);
      >20 pA (continuous)
Electron Beam Radius: 30 µm
Trap Length: 3 cm
Visible Trap Length: 2 cm
Number of Ions:   >300 000
Ion Density: 3. × 109/cm3
Electron Density: 4. × 1012/cm3
Current Density: 5800 A/cm3
Vacuum: below 1. × 10-8 Pa