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Compact Penning Traps

Highly charged ions are captured in compact Penning traps designed to facilitate experiments with the isolated ions. A variety of ions can be produced in the NIST EBIT, and transported to the experimental apparatus, which houses a unitary Penning trap with access for laser and atomic beams to interact with the stored ions.


compact penning traps

Created May 29, 2015, Updated August 25, 2016