Ion Trap

Jose Luis Verdu Galiana (2013) Ion Trap. WO 2013/041615 A2.

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Abstract

An ion trap comprising: a first array of magnetic elements arranged to generate a first magnetic field with a degree of homogeneity; and an array of electrodes arranged to generate an electrostatic field including a turning point in electrical potential at a location where the magnetic field has a substantially maximum degree of homogeneity; wherein the array of electrodes is planar and parallel to the direction of the magnetic field at the location; and wherein a primary first magnetic element is arranged a first component of the first magnetic field and other first magnetic elements are arranged to generate compensating components of the first magnetic field that reduce the gradient the curvature and higher order derivatives of the first component of the first magnetic field at the location where the first magnetic field has the substantially maximum degree of homogeneity.

Item Type: Patent
Keywords: Penning traps. Mass Spectrometry. Circuit-QED. Geonium Atoms. Trapped electrons
Schools and Departments: School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences > Physics and Astronomy
Subjects: Q Science > QC Physics > QC0170 Atomic physics. Constitution and properties of matter Including molecular physics, relativity, quantum theory, and solid state physics
Q Science > QC Physics > QC0350 Optics. Light > QC0450 Spectroscopy
Q Science > QC Physics > QC0501 Electricity and magnetism > QC0522 Electricity > QC0717.6 Plasma physics. Ionized gases
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Depositing User: Jose VerduGaliana
Date Deposited: 14 Jun 2013 06:36
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2013 06:42
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/45380

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