The Rossendorf Electrostatic Accelerators

 


2 MV Van de Graaff accelerator:

Built by: Transformatoren- und Röntgenwerk Dresden/Germany
Start of operation: 1963
Terminal voltage: 0.3 - 1.7 MV
Beam current: 0.01 - 1.0 µA
Kinds of ions: 1H, 2H, 4He
Ion source: rf ion source

Experimental facilities and applications:

  • RBS chamber with channeling,
  • UHV chamber for surface investigations.
 

5 MV tandem accelerator EGP-10-1:

Built by: Efremov Institute NIIEFA St. Petersburg/ Russia
Start of operation: 1972
Terminal voltage: 0.8 - 4.5 MV
Beam current: 0.001 - 10 µA
Kinds of ions: nearly all kinds of ions,
mainly 1H, 2H, 4He, Li, C, 14N, 15N, O, Cl, Br
Ion sources: Cs sputter ion source MISS-483, off-axis duoplasmatron EKTON-4

Experimental facilities and applications:

  • 3 ERDA beam lines combined with implantation and plasma devices,
  • external proton beam for investigations of art objects,
  • detection of hydrogen by NRA [1H(15N,a g )12C],
  • implantation beam line,
  • energy loss measurements,
  • detector development (Technical University Dresden).

3 MV tandetron (high current version)

Built by: High Voltage Engineering Europa Amersfoort/ Netherlands
Start of operation: 1993
Terminal voltage: 0.1 - 3.3 MV
Beam current: 0.001 - 200 µA
Kinds of ions: nearly all kinds of ions including He ions
Ion sources: Cs sputter ion source IONEX 860-C.

Experimental facilities and applications:

  • RBS chamber,
  • implantation beam line with wafer carrousel (max. 4 inch diameter ),
  • implantation chamber of high cleanness (max. 5 inch diameter),
  • nuclear microprobe ( ~ 1 µm beam diameter),
  • AMS facility for depth profiling of tritium.