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Duoplasmatron ion sources

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The high-intensity ion currents are produced by two duoplasmatron ion sources.

An electron beam in a gas in the presence of a magnetic field produces a stable gas discharge from which the ions are extracted.

Source 1 / Model 358

  • direct negative extraction for protons H- and deuterons D-
  • H-  100 µA   /   D-  80 µA

Source 2 / Model 358

  • direct negative extraction for protons H- and deuterons D-, positive extraction for helium ions He- after charge changing channel
  • H-  100 µA   /   D-  70 µA   /   He-  20 µA