Accelerator-based Techniques

Ion particles accelerated to high energy (0.5 – 3 MeV) can be used for ion implantation of materials and also for non-destructive analytical techniques involving scattering processes such as Rutherford Backscattering Spectrometry (RBS).


RBS Theory

Equipment Name Contact Location
Equipment Name Contact Location
NEC Pelletron Accelerator
  • Timothy Spila tspila
  • Richard T Haasch r-haasch
130 MRL

The NEC Pelletron accelerator can accelerate H and He ions to 2 MeV for He+ and 3 MeV for He2+. There is a single beam line for RBS and ERDA experiments.

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