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Title: A Brief History of Spectroscopy on EBIT

Abstract

In the autumn of 1986, the first electron beam ion trap, EBIT, was put into service as a light source for the spectroscopy of highly charged ions. On the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of EBIT, we review its early uses for spectroscopy, from the first measurements of x rays from L-shell xenon ions in 1986 to its conversion to SuperEBIT in 1992 and rebirth as EBIT-I in 2001. Together with their sibling, EBIT-II, these machines have been used at Livermore to perform a multitude of seminal studies of the physics of highly charged ions.

Authors:
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Lawrence Livermore National Lab. (LLNL), Livermore, CA (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
972832
Report Number(s):
UCRL-JRNL-228968
Journal ID: ISSN 0008-4204; CJPHAD; TRN: US1001544
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-48
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Canadian Journal of Physics, vol. 86, no. 1, January 1, 2008, pp. 1-10; Journal Volume: 86; Journal Issue: 1
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
74 ATOMIC AND MOLECULAR PHYSICS; ELECTRON BEAMS; L SHELL; LIGHT SOURCES; PHYSICS; SPECTROSCOPY; XENON IONS

Citation Formats

Beiersdorfer, P. A Brief History of Spectroscopy on EBIT. United States: N. p., 2007. Web.
Beiersdorfer, P. A Brief History of Spectroscopy on EBIT. United States.
Beiersdorfer, P. Wed . "A Brief History of Spectroscopy on EBIT". United States. doi:. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/972832.
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abstractNote = {In the autumn of 1986, the first electron beam ion trap, EBIT, was put into service as a light source for the spectroscopy of highly charged ions. On the occasion of the twentieth anniversary of EBIT, we review its early uses for spectroscopy, from the first measurements of x rays from L-shell xenon ions in 1986 to its conversion to SuperEBIT in 1992 and rebirth as EBIT-I in 2001. Together with their sibling, EBIT-II, these machines have been used at Livermore to perform a multitude of seminal studies of the physics of highly charged ions.},
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