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First application of the Laser Ion Source and Trap (LIST) for on-line experiments at ISOLDE

Abstract : The Laser Ion Source and Trap (LIST) provides a new mode of operation for the resonance ionization laser ion source (RILIS) at ISOLDE/CERN, reducing the amount of surface-ionized isobaric contaminants by up to four orders of magnitude. After the first successful on-line test at ISOLDE in 2011 the LIST was further improved in terms of efficiency, selectivity, and reliability through several off-line tests at Mainz University and at ISOLDE. In September 2012, the first on-line physics experiments to use the LIST took place at ISOLDE. The measurements of the improved LIST indicate more than a twofold increase in efficiency compared to the LIST of the 2011 run. The suppression of surface-ionized francium contaminants has enabled the first in-source laser spectroscopy of 217Po and 219Po.
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D.A. Fink, S.D. Richter, B. Bastin, K. Blaum, R. Catherall, et al.. First application of the Laser Ion Source and Trap (LIST) for on-line experiments at ISOLDE. 16th International Conference on Electromagnetic Isotope Separators and Technique related to their Applications (EMIS2012), Dec 2012, Matsue, Japan. 317, pp.417-421, 2013, ⟨10.1016/j.nimb.2013.06.039⟩. ⟨in2p3-00843544⟩



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