Status of the LPCTrap facility at GANIL

Abstract : The LPCTrap is a device whose central element is a transparent Paul trap for the efficient trapping of low energy radioactive ions produced by the SPIRAL facility at GANIL. The installation comprises a linear RFQ cooler and buncher for the beam preparation, and a decay chamber where the Paul trap is located. The system has been tested with ions having mass-to-charge ratios ranging from 4 to 40. The first run with radioactive 6He+ ions has demonstrated the overall performance of the system. In this contribution we describe the current status of the device, we present in particular the results of a numerical study carried out to determine the properties of the ion cloud inside the trap and provide updated values for the overall efficiency of the system.
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F. Duval, A. Méry, G. Ban, D. Durand, X. Fléchard, et al.. Status of the LPCTrap facility at GANIL. XVth International Conference on Electromagnetic Isotope Separators and Techniques Related to their Applications, Jun 2007, Deauville, France. pp.4537-4541, ⟨10.1016/j.nimb.2008.05.078⟩. ⟨in2p3-00337867⟩



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