A New Helium Atom Scattering Apparatus

  • Barbara A. J. LechnerEmail author
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To complement helium-3 spin-echo (HeSE) dynamics studies, a compact high-resolution helium atom scattering spectrometer has been developed. The instrument can be used for helium diffraction studies, thermal desorption measurements and uptake experiments. In addition, the new spectrometer aids in the equipment development for the HeSE apparatus. The main design features of the apparatus are described and characterisation experiments as well as first structural studies presented.


Helium Atom Beam Source Thermal Desorption Spectroscopy Source Chamber Original Setup 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Materials Sciences DivisionLawrence Berkeley National LaboratoryBerkeleyUSA

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