Fullerenes in ion sources

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To our knowledge, a "fullerene ion source" does not exist. Usually, ion sources developed for other purposes are applied (sometimes after slight or major modifications) to produce fullerenes or carbon clusters in plasma or beam forms. This paper reviews the ion sources in which the production of fullerene (C60,C70, etc.) plasmas or beams was reported. Recent results obtained with electron cyclotron resonance ion sources will be shown in more detail.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1489-1493
Number of pages5
JournalIEEE Transactions on Plasma Science
Issue number4 PART 2
Publication statusPublished - Aug 1 2008



  • C
  • ECR ion source (ECRIS)
  • Electron cyclotron resonance (ECR)
  • Fullerene
  • Ion source

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Nuclear and High Energy Physics
  • Condensed Matter Physics

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