Molecular Beam Apparatus “ARIADNE”

 

Experimental capabilities of  “Ariadne”

 

 Laser and Molecular Beam Spectroscopy

 Time of Flight Mass Spectrometry

 Photofragmentation Spectroscopy of mass-selected ions

 Crossed Molecular Beam Scattering

 Ion-Beam Imaging

 

 

 

 

Schematic diagram of “Ariadne”, indicating the several vacuum chambers

 

Cluster

Source

 

Acceleration

Grids

 

Ion Lens

 

Mass-Gate

 

Ion Lens

 

Reflectron

 

MCP Detector

 

Pumping

(P~10-4 mbar)

Pumping

(P~10-6 mbar)

Pumping

(P~10-7 mbar)

Atomic Beam, or

Photodissociation laser

 

Ablation

Laser

 

Cluster formation chamber

Detection chamber

TOF acceleration region

Time of flight mass spectrometer

Cluster formation chamber

Ablation laser input

window

Photodissociation  laser input

window

Detection chamber