Combination of a cold ion and cold molecular source
This thesis describes the combination of two sources of cold atomic or molecular species which can be used to study a wide range of ion-molecule reactions. The challenges in forming these species and in determining the fate of reactive events are explored throughout.
Reactions occur in a volume within a radio-frequency ion trap, in which ions have previously been cooled to sub-Kelvin temperatures. Ions are laser-cooled, with migration of ions slowed sufficiently to form a quasi-crys...Expand abstract
- Publication date:
- Type of award:
- Level of award:
- Awarding institution:
- Oxford University, UK
- Local pid:
- Copyright holder:
- James Oldham
- Copyright date:
- This thesis is not currently available in ORA.
Views and Downloads
If you are the owner of this record, you can report an update to it here: Report update to this record