Hyperfine Interactions

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A new Channeltron-detector setup for precision mass measurements at ISOLTRAP

  • C. YazidjianEmail author
  • K. Blaum
  • R. Ferrer
  • F. Herfurth
  • A. Herlert
  • L. Schweikhard


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.


Ion detection Mass spectrometry 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Yazidjian
    • 1
    • 2
    Email author
  • K. Blaum
    • 3
  • R. Ferrer
    • 3
  • F. Herfurth
    • 1
  • A. Herlert
    • 2
  • L. Schweikhard
    • 4
  1. 1.GSIDarmstadtGermany
  2. 2.Physics DepartmentCERNGeneva 23Switzerland
  3. 3.Institute of PhysicsJohannes Gutenberg-UniversityMainzGermany
  4. 4.Institute of PhysicsErnst-Moritz-Arndt-UniversityGreifswaldGermany

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