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From: Direct IR excitation in a fast ion beam: application to NO- photodetachment cross sections

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Schematic of the reflective beam blocker setup. Ions are produced in a pulsed discharge and accelerated to 7 keV. A gold mirror is placed in the beam path to illuminate the fast moving ion packet with a 10 Hz IR laser pulse. A set of electrostatic electrodes is used to bump the ion beam over the reflective beam blocker. On the way to the ion detector the ion beam enters an electrostatic ion beam trap (EIBT) dedicated to photoelectron-photofragment coincidence (PPC) experiments.

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