Chapter 12. Laser Ion Sources

  1. Ian G. Brown
  1. Boris Sharkov

Published Online: 4 JUL 2005

DOI: 10.1002/3527603956.ch12

The Physics and Technology of Ion Sources, Second Edition

The Physics and Technology of Ion Sources, Second Edition

How to Cite

Sharkov, B. (2004) Laser Ion Sources, in The Physics and Technology of Ion Sources, Second Edition (ed I. G. Brown), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, FRG. doi: 10.1002/3527603956.ch12

Editor Information

  1. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Berkeley, California, USA

Author Information

  1. Institute for Theoretical & Experimental Physics, Moscow, Russia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 4 JUL 2005
  2. Published Print: 25 AUG 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527404100

Online ISBN: 9783527603954

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Keywords:

  • ion sources;
  • laser ion sources;
  • laser plasma physics;
  • target illumination system;
  • pulse width;
  • target-extractor separation;
  • low energy beam transport line;
  • LEBT;
  • beam parameters;
  • charge state distribution;
  • beam emittance;
  • pulse stability;
  • LIS;
  • ITEP-TWAC;
  • CERN;
  • JINR Dubna;
  • magnetic field;
  • laser ion source plasma

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Basics of Laser Plasma Physics

  • General Description

    • Laser Characteristics

    • Target Illumination System

    • Target Ensemble

    • Pulse Width and Target-Extractor Separation

    • Extraction System

    • Low Energy Beam Transport Line (LEBT)

  • Beam Parameters

    • Current Profile

    • Charge State Distribution

    • Beam Emittance

    • Pulse Stability and Source Lifetime

  • Sources at Accelerators

    • The LIS at ITEP-TWAC

    • The LIS at CERN

    • The LIS at JINR Dubna

  • Other Operating Options

    • High Current, Low Charge State Mode

    • Influence of Magnetic Field on the Laser Ion Source Plasma

  • Conclusion