Phased Injection of
Microparticles in a Paul trap near Atmospheric Pressure
S. Holler, S. Arnold, N. Wotherspoon and A. Korn
Rev.Sci.Inst. 66, 4389(1995)
A method for improving the trapping of microdroplets in
a Paul trap in air is introduced. Dynamical simulations demonstrate that
injection at an optimal phase relative to the trap cycle facilitates trapping. A
circuit is designed for implementing phased injections.