A novel design for electric field deflectometry on extended molecular beams

André Stefanov, Martin Berninger, Markus Arndt

Publications: Contribution to journalArticlePeer Reviewed


We discuss the optimal shape of a beam deflector with applications in electric susceptibility measurements on wide molecular beams. In contrast to the well-established ¿two-wire¿ concept, which is optimized for beams with a small lateral extension, our design realizes a compact element that provides a high and homogeneous force field at moderate voltage for molecular beams with a large extension in the direction of deflection.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55801-55805
Number of pages5
JournalMeasurement Science and Technology
Issue number5
Publication statusPublished - 2008

Austrian Fields of Science 2012

  • 103026 Quantum optics

Cite this