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    A polarized atomic hydrogen beam

    Chan, N. and Crowe, D.M. and Lubell, M.S. and Tang, F.C. and Vasilakis, A. and Mulligan, F.J. and Slevin, James A. (1988) A polarized atomic hydrogen beam. Zeitschrift fur Physik D, Atoms, Molecules and Clusters, 10. pp. 393-415.

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    We describe the design and operating characteristics of a simple polarized atomic hydrogen beam particularly suitable for applications to crossed beams experiments. In addition to experimental measurements, we present the results of detailed computer models, using Monte-Carlo ray tracing techniques, optical analogs, and phase-space methods, that not only provide us with a confirmation of our measurement, but also allow us to characterize the density, polarization, and atomic fraction of the beam at all points along its path. As a subsidiary result, we also present measurements of the relative and absolute efficiencies of the V/G Supavac mass analyzer for masses 1 and 2.

    Item Type: Article
    Keywords: Polarized; atomic; hydrogen beam;
    Academic Unit: Faculty of Science and Engineering > Experimental Physics
    Item ID: 823
    Depositing User: Dr. Frank Mulligan
    Date Deposited: 04 Dec 2007
    Journal or Publication Title: Zeitschrift fur Physik D, Atoms, Molecules and Clusters
    Publisher: Springer - Verlag
    Refereed: Yes
    Use Licence: This item is available under a Creative Commons Attribution Non Commercial Share Alike Licence (CC BY-NC-SA). Details of this licence are available here

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