Special Article - Tools for Experiment and Theory
JYFLTRAP: a Penning trap for precision mass spectroscopy and isobaric purification
University of Jyväskylä, P.O. Box 35 (YFL), FI-40014, Jyväskylä, Finland
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Accepted: 10 February 2012
Published online: 18 April 2012
In this article a comprehensive description and performance of the double Penning-trap setup JYFLTRAP will be detailed. The setup is designed for atomic mass measurements of both radioactive and stable ions and additionally serves as a very high-resolution mass separator. The setup is coupled to the IGISOL facility at the accelerator laboratory of the University of Jyväskylä. The trap has been online since 2003 and it was shut down in the summer of 2010 for relocation to the upgraded IGISOL facility. Numerous atomic mass and decay energy measurements have been performed using the time-of-flight ion-cyclotron resonance technique. The trap has also been used in several decay spectroscopy experiments as a high-resolution mass filter.
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