A new Channeltron-detector setup for precision mass measurements at ISOLTRAP
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- Yazidjian, C., Blaum, K., Ferrer, R. et al. Hyperfine Interact (2006) 173: 181. doi:10.1007/s10751-007-9555-y
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Recent technical developments at ISOLTRAP include the design, installation and characterization of a new Channeltron-detector setup in order to increase the detection efficiency by about a factor of 3. Since a detection efficiency close to 100% is reached, true single-ion experiments can be performed for the first time and exotic nuclides further away from the valley of stability with lower production yields and/or shorter half-lives as compared to previous investigations are accessible.