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Stored Particles, SS12
Precision experiments with stored and cooled particles

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There is no textbook, which contains all subjects of the lecture. The books and articles, which are listed below, can be used as backup material. In addition, original publications and review articles are quoted in the lecture. If needed, we will place the literature at your disposal.


  • P. K. Ghosh - Ion Traps
    Clarendon Press, Oxford (1995)
  • F.G. Major, V. Gheorge, G. Werth - Charged Particle Traps I
    Springer 2005.
  • G. Werth, V. Gheorge, F.G. Major - Charged Particle Traps II
    Springer 2009.
  • W. Demtröder - Laser spectroscopy
    Springer 1998.
  • H.J. Metcalf, P. van der Straten - Laser Cooling and Trapping
    Springer 1999.
  • F. Hinterberger - Physik der Teilchenbeschleuniger und Ionenoptik
    Springer 2008.
  • K. Wille - The Physics of Particle Accelerators: An Introduction
    Oxford University 2000.


  • K. Blaum - High-accurcay mass spectrometry with stored ions
    Phys. Rep. 425 (2006) 1-78.
  • R. Wester - Radiofrequency multipole traps: tools for spectroscopy and dynamics of cold molecular ions
    Journal of Physic B 42 (2009) 154001.
  • M. Dahan et al. - A new type of electrostatic ion trap for storage of fast ion beams
    Review of Scientific Instruments 69 (1998) 76.