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  1. Methods based on laser-induced fluorescence spectroscopy are widely used for spatially resolved non-intrusive diagnostics of atomic or molecular densities and velocity distributions in plasma applications. Wit...

    Authors: Christoph Eichhorn, Lukas Pietzonka, Frank Scholze, Carsten Bundesmann, Daniel Spemann, Horst Neumann and Hans J. Leiter
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2022 9:2
  2. The lifetime of electric propulsion (EP) thrusters depends particularly on the erosion characteristics of operation relevant components, for instance, the grid hole erosion of gridded ion thrusters or the chan...

    Authors: Carsten Bundesmann, Christoph Eichhorn, Horst Neumann, Frank Scholze, Daniel Spemann, Michael Tartz, Hans J. Leiter, Roman Y. Gnizdor and Fabrizio Scortecci
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2022 9:1
  3. Electric space propulsion thrusters only produce low thrust forces. For the fulfillment of a space mission this implies long thruster runtimes, and this entails long qualification times on ground. For such lon...

    Authors: Andreas Neumann, Jens Simon and Jens Schmidt
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2021 8:17
  4. The plasma diagnostics presented in this article target the plasma surrounding a spacecraft that is created by the electric thruster and its surface modifying effects. The diagnostic package includes a retardi...

    Authors: Thomas Trottenberg, Florian Bansemer, Stephan Böttcher, Davar Feili, Hartmut Henkel, Marcel Hesse, Holger Kersten, Tony Krüger, Jens Laube, Alexey Lazurenko, Daniel Sailer, Björn Schuster, Lars Seimetz, Alexander Spethmann, Stefan Weis and Robert F. Wimmer-Schweingruber
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2021 8:16
  5. We present a non-invasive approach for determining plasma parameters such as electron temperature and density inside a radio-frequency ion thruster (RIT) using optical emission spectroscopy (OES) in conjunctio...

    Authors: Benny T. Nauschütt, Limei Chen, Kristof Holste and Peter J. Klar
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2021 8:13

    The Correction to this article has been published in EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2021 8:18

  6. Despite its importance, few instruments are able to measure the angular distribution of the solar spectrum with a high spectral and temporal resolution. We present a novel characterization method of the multi-...

    Authors: Mario Tobar Foster, Eduardo Luiz Weide, Angelika Niedzwiedz, Jens Duffert and Gunther Seckmeyer
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2021 8:12
  7. The Shanghai High repetition rate XFEL and Extreme Light Facility (SHINE), an advanced XFEL project, is now being built at Shanghai Advanced Research Institute (SARI), Chinese Academy of Sciences. It includes ...

    Authors: Geyang Jiang, Qing Ni, Shuhua Wang, Jiuce Sun, Zhengrong Ouyang, Lei Zhang, Zilei Tong and Yi Wang
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2021 8:11
  8. The emerging “new space” age strengthens the importance of rapid development and qualification procedures of electric engines and their peripheral devices. A key element is the reliable simulation of the thrus...

    Authors: Patrick Dietz, Andreas Reeh, Konstantin Keil, Kristof Holste, Uwe Probst, Peter J. Klar and Chris Volkmar
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2021 8:10
  9. The 3-GeV Rapid Cycling Synchrotron at the Japan Proton Accelerator Research Complex supplies a high-intensity proton beam for neutron experiments and to the Main Ring synchrotron. Various parameters are monit...

    Authors: Kazami Yamamoto, Shuichiro Hatakeyama, Pranab Kumar Saha, Katsuhiro Moriya, Kota Okabe, Masahiro Yoshimoto, Takamitsu Nakanoya, Kosuke Fujirai, Yoshio Yamazaki and Kazuaki Suganuma
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2021 8:9
  10. The European Spallation Source (ESS) is a neutron-scattering facility funded and supported in collaboration with 13 European countries in Lund, Sweden. Cryogenic cooling at ESS is vital particularly for the li...

    Authors: P. Arnold, M. Boros and P. Nilsson
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2021 8:8
  11. The BEPCII project is for upgrading the Beijing Electron Positron Collider to reach a higher luminosity. The cryogenic system has been firstly designed and deployed in BEPCII, which provides cooling capacity f...

    Authors: Gang Li, Rui Ye, Mingjing Sang, Shaopeng Li, Zhuo Zhang, Jiehao Zhang, Ruixiong Han, Ge Lei and Rui Ge
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2021 8:7
  12. At DESY the ALPS II experiment is being installed in the HERA tunnel to search for axion like particles. A laser beam will be injected into the magnetic field of a string of superconducting (s.c.) dipole magne...

    Authors: Clemens Albrecht, Serena Barbanotti, Heiko Hintz, Kai Jensch, Ronald Klos, Wolfgang Maschmann, Olaf Sawlanski, Matthias Stolper and Dieter Trines
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2021 8:5
  13. The helium cryogenic system at Spallation Neutron Source (SNS) provides cooling to 81 superconducting radio frequency cavities. To support the operation of the cryogenic facility, a highly reliable control sys...

    Authors: M. Howell, S.-H. Kim, M. Martinez and K. White
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2021 8:4
  14. An integrated table-top facility with the end-to-end instrumentation for the study of high-Q Whispering Gallery Modes in solid and liquid micro-cavities is described, with emphasis on the in situ fabrication of r...

    Authors: Meenakshi Gaira and C.S. Unnikrishnan
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2021 8:2
  15. The influence of different nozzle head geometries and, therefore, the variation of the excitation and relaxation volume on the energy flux from an atmospheric pressure plasma jet to a surface have been investi...

    Authors: Thorben Kewitz, Christoph Regula, Maik Fröhlich, Jörg Ihde and Holger Kersten
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2021 8:1
  16. Measurements of the absolute sensitivity of three different optical cameras are presented. An absolutely calibrated tungsten strip-lamp was used for calibrating the devices. An experimental method for determin...

    Authors: Raphael Hampf, Andreas Ulrich and Jochen Wieser
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2020 7:5
  17. The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams (FRIB) will be a new scientific user facility that produces rare-isotope beams for experiments from the fragmentation of heavy ions at energies of 100–200 MeV/u. During the ...

    Authors: S. V. Kutsaev, A. S. Plastun, R. Agustsson, D. Bazin, N. Bultman, P. N. Ostroumov, A. Y. Smirnov, K. Taletski, O. Tarasov and R. G. T. Zegers
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2020 7:4
  18. The use of high temperature superconducting (HTS) radio frequency (RF) coils in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) greatly improves the signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) in many biomedical applications and particularl...

    Authors: Isabelle Saniour, Michel Geahel, Javier Briatico, Cornelis J. van der Beek, Georges Willoquet, Laurène Jourdain, Bertrand Baudouy, Gilles Authelet, Jean-Christophe Ginefri, Luc Darrasse and Marie Poirier-Quinot
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2020 7:3
  19. Reliable operation of frequency modulation mode atomic force microscopy (FM-AFM) depends on a clean resonance of an AFM cantilever. It is recognized that the spurious mechanical resonances which originate from...

    Authors: Yoichi Miyahara, Harrisonn Griffin, Antoine Roy-Gobeil, Ron Belyansky, Hadallia Bergeron, José Bustamante and Peter Grutter
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2020 7:2
  20. The 3He-based neutron detectors are no longer the default solution for neutron scattering applications. Both the inability of fulfilling the requirements in performance, needed for the new instruments, and the sh...

    Authors: Giacomo Mauri, Francesco Messi, Kalliopi Kanaki, Richard Hall-Wilton and Francesco Piscitelli
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2019 6:3
  21. A low-energy spin-physics program is being developed at the COSY storage ring. To support the planned experimental activities, several experimental tools for polarized beams and targets have been developed. Th...

    Authors: P. Lenisa, F. Rathmann, L. Barion, S. Barsov, S. Bertelli, V. Carassiti, G. Ciullo, M. Contalbrigo, A. Cotta Ramusino, S. Dymov, R. Engels, D. Eversheim, R. Gebel, K. Grigoryev, J. Haidenbauer, V. Hejny…
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2019 6:2
  22. Since 2015, with the restart of the LHC for its second run of data taking, the LHCb experiment has been empowered with a dedicated computing model to select and analyse calibration samples to measure the perfo...

    Authors: Roel Aaij, Lucio Anderlini, Sean Benson, Marco Cattaneo, Philippe Charpentier, Marco Clemencic, Antonio Falabella, Fabio Ferrari, Marianna Fontana, Vladimir Vava Gligorov, Donal Hill, Tibaud Humair, Christopher Robert Jones, Oliver Lupton, Sneha Malde, Carla Marin Benito…
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2019 6:1
  23. The original version of this article, published on 9 February 2018, contained the following errors. In this Correction, the affected parts of the article are shown. The list of references is available in the o...

    Authors: Mitsuaki Nagata and Keiichi Sawada
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2018 5:8

    The original article was published in EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2018 5:1

  24. This paper presents the setup and pressure calibration of an 800-ton multi-anvil apparatus installed at the Vrije Universiteit (Amsterdam, the Netherlands) to simulate pressure-temperature conditions in planet...

    Authors: J. S. Knibbe, S. M. Luginbühl, R. Stoevelaar, W. van der Plas, D. M. van Harlingen, N. Rai, E. S. Steenstra, R. van de Geer and W. van Westrenen
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2018 5:5
  25. Schlieren imaging has been widely used in science and technology to investigate phenomena occurring in transparent media. In particular, it has proven to be a powerful tool in fundamental studies and process o...

    Authors: Enrico Traldi, Marco Boselli, Emanuele Simoncelli, Augusto Stancampiano, Matteo Gherardi, Vittorio Colombo and Gary S. Settles
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2018 5:4
  26. In polymer protection pieces, polycarbonate is often used for its transparency and its high impact resistance. However, when dew appears it degrades light transmission and thus transparency. To solve this prob...

    Authors: Nicolas Pionnier, Solmaz Boroomandi Barati, Elise Contraires, Rémi Berger, Matthieu Guibert, Stéphane Benayoun and Stéphane Valette
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2018 5:2
  27. Cyclotron resonance is now applied as one of the important means for heating plasma in a fusion reactor. We examined this phenomenon from the viewpoint of electron gyration orbits through a solution of the lin...

    Authors: Mitsuaki Nagata and Keiichi Sawada
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2018 5:1

    The Correction to this article has been published in EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2018 5:8

  28. The Stark deceleration technique can produce molecular beams with very low velocities. In order to maximize the density of decelerated molecules, experimental parameters such as the velocity, the velocity spre...

    Authors: Dominik Haas, Sebastian Scherb, Dongdong Zhang and Stefan Willitsch
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2017 4:6
  29. A cost effective method for conversion of a vertical tube thermogravimetric analysis system into a magnetic balance capable of measuring Curie Temperatures is presented. Reference and preliminary experimental ...

    Authors: John Hasier, Maria Annichia Riolo and Philip Nash
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2017 4:5
  30. A quadrupole Penning trap is used to confine electrons in weak magnetic fields. Perturbations due to space charge and imperfections in the trap geometry, as well as collisions with the background gas molecules...

    Authors: B M Dyavappa, Durgesh Datar, Prakash and Sharath Ananthamurthy
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2017 4:4
  31. A new apparatus designed to accelerate/decelerate and study the surface impact phenomena of charged aerosols and nanoparticles over a wide range of mass-to-charge (m/z) ratios and final velocities is described. A...

    Authors: Brian D. Adamson, Morgan E. C. Miller and Robert E. Continetti
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2017 4:2
  32. Sympathetic cooling of molecular ions with ultracold gases is enabling a new era of research in chemistry and physics. There has been much progress in this new field in the last several years and many unantici...

    Authors: Eric R. Hudson
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2016 3:8
  33. Test beam measurements at the test beam facilities of DESY have been conducted to characterise the performance of the EUDET-type beam telescopes originally developed within the EUDET project. The beam telescop...

    Authors: Hendrik Jansen, Simon Spannagel, Jörg Behr, Antonio Bulgheroni, Gilles Claus, Emlyn Corrin, David Cussans, Jan Dreyling-Eschweiler, Doris Eckstein, Thomas Eichhorn, Mathieu Goffe, Ingrid Maria Gregor, Daniel Haas, Carsten Muhl, Hanno Perrey, Richard Peschke…
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2016 3:7
  34. The analysis of the ion chemistry of atmospheric pressure plasmas is essential to evaluate ionic reaction pathways during plasma-surface or plasma-analyte interactions. In this contribution, the ion chemistry ...

    Authors: Simon Große-Kreul, Simon Hübner, Simon Schneider, Achim von Keudell and Jan Benedikt
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2016 3:6
  35. We present and discuss in detail the design and characterization of a new linear quadrupole ion trap with additional ion ejection and acceleration electrodes that is coupled to a time-of-flight mass spectromet...

    Authors: Daniel Rösch, Hong Gao, Ardita Kilaj and Stefan Willitsch
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2016 3:5
  36. Self-terminated electrochemical etching is applied to fabricate needle electrodes for ion traps. We study the surface morphology of the electrodes with scanning electron microscopy and atomic force microscopy,...

    Authors: Zhao Wang, Le Luo, Karthik Thadasina, Kim Qian, Jinming Cui and Yunfeng Huang
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2016 3:3
  37. The large electric dipole moments associated with highly excited Rydberg states of atoms and molecules make gas-phase samples in these states very well suited to deceleration and trapping using inhomogeneous e...

    Authors: Stephen D. Hogan
    Citation: EPJ Techniques and Instrumentation 2016 3:2

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