First results from the EBIT at NIST

J. D. Gillaspy, Y. Aglitskiy, E. Bell, C. M. Brown, C. Chantler, R. D. Deslattes, U. Feldman, L. Hudson, J. M. Laming, E. S. Meyer, C. A. Morgan, J. R. Roberts, F. G. Serpa, J. Sugar, E. Takacs

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The Electron Beam Ion Trap (EBIT) facility at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) is now operational and producing atomic physics data. This report gives an overview of the design, operation, and performance of our EBIT. A preview of some of the first atomic physics results is given to illustrate the capabilities of the facility.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)99-103
Number of pages5
JournalPhysica Scripta T
Publication statusPublished - Dec 1 1997


ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Atomic and Molecular Physics, and Optics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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Gillaspy, J. D., Aglitskiy, Y., Bell, E., Brown, C. M., Chantler, C., Deslattes, R. D., Feldman, U., Hudson, L., Laming, J. M., Meyer, E. S., Morgan, C. A., Roberts, J. R., Serpa, F. G., Sugar, J., & Takacs, E. (1997). First results from the EBIT at NIST. Physica Scripta T, 71, 99-103.