A Dresden EBIS-A has been installed and commissioned at the headquarter of the National Astronomical Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Science (NAOC) in Beijing. It will serve as source of electromagnetic radiation as well as extracted highly charged ions which can be found in space.
An EBIS-A facility for Cutting-Edge Astronomical Studies
Client: National Astronomical Observatory of China Beijing
Date of launch: Oct, 2015
Place: Beijing, China
A Dresden EBIS-A has been installed and commissioned at the headquarter of the National Astronomical Observatories of the Chinese Academy of Science (NAOC) in Beijing. NAOC conducts cutting-edge astronomical studies, operates major national facilities and develops state-of-the-art technological innovations.
The delivered facility consists of an computer controlled setup including the ion source and all components such as power supplies and vacuum equipment for easy stand-alone operation and monitoring of all source parameters. At NAOC, the EBIS-A will mainly serve as source of electromagnetic radiation emitted by highly charged ions. The experiments will help unriddle cosmic rays detected in space missions. This can significantly contribute to a better understanding of the physics of cosmic processes.
Furthermore, the EBIS-A facility can be used as a source of extracted highly charged ions for various interdisciplinary sciences and contribute to new insight in basic and applied research.