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An intense cold beam of metastable helium

Swansson, James; Dall, Robert; Truscott, Andrew


We have produced and characterised a slow, bright and intense atomic beam of metastable helium atoms, suitable for atomic physics experiments. The maximum continuous flux attained was 2×1010 atoms/s, while a typical longitudinal peak velocity of the beam

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Date published: 2006
Type: Journal article
Source: Applied Physics B: Lasers and Optics
DOI: 10.1007/s00340-006-2472-y


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