The trap design of PENTATRAP

@article{Roux2012TheTD,
  title={The trap design of PENTATRAP},
  author={Christelle Roux and Ch. Bohm and Alisa Dorr and Sergey Eliseev and Sebastian George and Yu. N. Novikov and Jens Repp and Sebastian Sturm and S Ulmer and Klaus Blaum},
  journal={Applied Physics B},
  year={2012},
  volume={107},
  pages={997-1005}
}
A novel Penning-trap tower consisting of five compensated cylindrical Penning traps is developed for the PENTATRAP mass spectrometer at the Max-Planck-Institut für Kernphysik in Heidelberg, Germany. An analytical expression for the electrostatic potential inside the trap tower is derived to calculate standard Penning-trap properties like the compensation of anharmonicities and an orthogonal geometry of the trap electrodes. Since the PENTATRAP project described in the preceding article aims for… CONTINUE READING
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