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Highly Charged Droplets of Superfluid Helium
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Number of Authors: 82019 (English)In: Physical Review Letters, ISSN 0031-9007, E-ISSN 1079-7114, Vol. 123, no 16, article id 165301Article in journal (Refereed) Published
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We report on the production and study of stable, highly charged droplets of superfluid helium. Using a novel experimental setup we produce neutral beams of liquid helium nanodroplets containing millions of atoms or more that can be ionized by electron impact, mass-per-charge selected, and ionized a second time before being analyzed. Droplets containing up to 55 net positive charges are identified and the appearance sizes of multiply charge droplets are determined as a function of the charge state. We show that the droplets are stable on the millisecond timescale of the experiment and decay through the loss of small charged clusters, not through symmetric Coulomb explosions.

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2019. Vol. 123, no 16, article id 165301
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URN: urn:nbn:se:su:diva-175799DOI: 10.1103/PhysRevLett.123.165301ISI: 000489831500006OAI: oai:DiVA.org:su-175799DiVA, id: diva2:1372099
Available from: 2019-11-22 Created: 2019-11-22 Last updated: 2019-11-22Bibliographically approved

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