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Title: Beam current controller for laser ion source

Abstract

The present invention relates to the design and use of an ion source with a rapid beam current controller for experimental and medicinal purposes. More particularly, the present invention relates to the design and use of a laser ion source with a magnetic field applied to confine a plasma flux caused by laser ablation.

Inventors:
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Brookhaven National Lab. (BNL), Upton, NY (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1162108
Patent Number(s):
8,872,127
Application Number:
13/398,553
Assignee:
Brookhaven Science Associates, LLC (Upton, NY)
DOE Contract Number:  
AC02-98CH10886
Resource Type:
Patent
Resource Relation:
Patent File Date: 2012 Feb 16
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
42 ENGINEERING

Citation Formats

Okamura, Masahiro. Beam current controller for laser ion source. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Okamura, Masahiro. Beam current controller for laser ion source. United States.
Okamura, Masahiro. Tue . "Beam current controller for laser ion source". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1162108.
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