, Volume 32, Issue 3, pp 193–198 | Cite as

Design and Construction of a Helical Resonator for Delivering Radio Frequency to an Ion Trap

  • N. Batra
  • S. Panja
  • S. De
  • A. Roy
  • S. Majhi
  • S. Yadav
  • A. Sen Gupta
Original Paper


Supplying high voltage radio frequency (RF) is a critical part of ion trapping system due to impedance mismatching between RF source and the ion trap. A helical resonator has been constructed in order to deliver narrow bandwidth and high voltage RF to the ion trap for stable confinement of ions. The performances of the helical resonator have been studied for different capacitive load of the ion trap. Both the resonant frequency and quality factor of the resonator show strong dependence on external capacitive loads.


Ion trap Resonator Resonant frequency Q-factor 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • N. Batra
    • 1
    • 2
  • S. Panja
    • 1
    • 2
  • S. De
    • 1
    • 2
  • A. Roy
    • 1
    • 2
  • S. Majhi
    • 1
  • S. Yadav
    • 1
  • A. Sen Gupta
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Time and Frequency Division, CSIR-National Physical LaboratoryDr. K. S. Krishnan MargNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR)CSIR- National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL) CampusNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.The Northcap UniversityGurgaonIndia

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