Detailed observation of space-charge dynamics using ultracold ion bunches.

Abstract

Control of Coulomb expansion in charged particle beams is of critical importance for applications including electron and ion microscopy, injectors for particle accelerators and in ultrafast electron diffraction, where space-charge effects constrain the temporal and spatial imaging resolution. The development of techniques to reverse space-charge-driven… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/ncomms5489

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