Accelerator mass spectrometry of 10Be, 14C, 26Al, 36Cl, 41Ca, 129I
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Purdue Rare Isotope Measurement Laboratory
Purdue University
525 Northwestern Avenue
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2036
Telephone: (765) 494-5381
Fax: (765) 496-7228
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Prof. Marc Caffee, Director
Email
(765) 494-2586


PRIME Lab is funded by the National Science Foundation.
 

PRIME Lab Accelerator system

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The PRIME Lab FN tandem accelerator and the two Einzel lenses at the low-energy end.
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Layout of the AMS system.

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Inside the FN tandem. The floor-boards are in place for maintenance work.
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Our custom beam chopper can be operated manually or under comtputer control. Beam is chopped after extraction from the ion source but before pre-acceleration.
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We have converted an old Van de Graaff tank into a pressure test vessel for testing components for the new terminal pumping/stripping assembly.
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High-energy end of the columns showing chain charging system.

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2002:08:09 12:35:56
Most beam waists now have an in-out tuning aperture and beam profile monitor.
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2002:08:09 11:43:36
Tim Dague and Tom Kubley at the console.
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2002:08:09 11:41:58
New tank dryer system for the tank insulating gas.
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2002:08:09 11:39:19
Sean Reminga tests code he wrote in LabView for controling the AMS vacuum system.