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Particle generator

United States Patent

June 28, 2005
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Energy tunable solid state sources of neutral particles are described. In a disclosed embodiment, a halogen particle source includes a solid halide sample, a photon source positioned to deliver photons to a surface of the halide, and a collimating means positioned to accept a spatially defined plume of hyperthermal halogen particles emitted from the sample surface.
Hess; Wayne P. (Richland, WA), Joly; Alan G. (Richland, WA), Gerrity; Daniel P. (Milwaukie, OR), Beck; Kenneth M. (Kennewick, WA), Sushko; Peter V. (Wembley, GB), Shlyuger; Alexander L. (Kenton, GB)
Battelle Memorial Institute (Richland, WA), Reed College (Portland, OR), University College London (London, GB)
10/ 177,745
June 21, 2002
STATEMENT OF GOVERNMENT SUPPORT This invention was made with United States Government support under Contract DE-AC06-76RLO-1830 awarded by the U.S. Department of Energy. The United States Government has certain rights in the invention.