Ion trap reapir 17 October, 201817 March, 2019 Christian Schmiegelow Our ion trap had a short circuit. We had to open the vacuum and reapir it. Se a few pictures of the process. The ion trap and vacuum chamber connected to the turbo pumping station for opening an re-pumping. The removed trap with its shorted electrodes. The white ceramics have a silvery look from deposition of Ytterbium which created the short. A chamber window, also coated with Ytterbium The trap in diluted HCl to remove the thin layer of Ytterbium. Nico, Martín and Christian in the ad-hoc clean room.