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Title: Note: Micro-channel array crucible for isotope-resolved laser spectroscopy of high-temperature atomic beams

Abstract

Here, we present a novel compact design for a multichannel atomic oven which generates collimated beams of refractory atoms for fieldable laser spectroscopy. Using this resistively heated crucible, we demonstrate spectroscopy of an erbium sample at 1300 °C with improved isotopic resolution with respect to a single-channel design. In addition, our oven has a high thermal efficiency. By minimizing the surface area of the crucible, we achieve 2000 °C at 140 W of applied electrical power. As a result, the design does not require any active cooling and is compact enough to allow for its incorporation into fieldable instruments.

Authors:
ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [1]; ORCiD logo [2]; ORCiD logo [1]
  1. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
  2. Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States); Northern Illinois Univ., DeKalb, IL (United States)
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
OSTI Identifier:
1415424
Alternate Identifier(s):
OSTI ID: 1411482
Report Number(s):
LA-UR-17-28924
Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748; TRN: US1800817
Grant/Contract Number:  
AC52-06NA25396
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Review of Scientific Instruments
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 88; Journal Issue: 12; Journal ID: ISSN 0034-6748
Publisher:
American Institute of Physics (AIP)
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL, AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY

Citation Formats

Lebedev, Vyacheslav, Bartlett, Joshua H., Malyzhenkov, Alexander, and Castro, Alonso. Note: Micro-channel array crucible for isotope-resolved laser spectroscopy of high-temperature atomic beams. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1063/1.5006457.
Lebedev, Vyacheslav, Bartlett, Joshua H., Malyzhenkov, Alexander, & Castro, Alonso. Note: Micro-channel array crucible for isotope-resolved laser spectroscopy of high-temperature atomic beams. United States. doi:10.1063/1.5006457.
Lebedev, Vyacheslav, Bartlett, Joshua H., Malyzhenkov, Alexander, and Castro, Alonso. Wed . "Note: Micro-channel array crucible for isotope-resolved laser spectroscopy of high-temperature atomic beams". United States. doi:10.1063/1.5006457. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1415424.
@article{osti_1415424,
title = {Note: Micro-channel array crucible for isotope-resolved laser spectroscopy of high-temperature atomic beams},
author = {Lebedev, Vyacheslav and Bartlett, Joshua H. and Malyzhenkov, Alexander and Castro, Alonso},
abstractNote = {Here, we present a novel compact design for a multichannel atomic oven which generates collimated beams of refractory atoms for fieldable laser spectroscopy. Using this resistively heated crucible, we demonstrate spectroscopy of an erbium sample at 1300 °C with improved isotopic resolution with respect to a single-channel design. In addition, our oven has a high thermal efficiency. By minimizing the surface area of the crucible, we achieve 2000 °C at 140 W of applied electrical power. As a result, the design does not require any active cooling and is compact enough to allow for its incorporation into fieldable instruments.},
doi = {10.1063/1.5006457},
journal = {Review of Scientific Instruments},
number = 12,
volume = 88,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {12}
}

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