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3.5 Tesla L'il Sol

This 3.5 T solenoid was originally designed for fusion research but converted for use as a spectrometer and installed at UND in 1987 [1,2,3]. A good overview of RNB experiments using both L'ilSol and BIGSOL is available in reference [4].


  1. R.L. Stern, et al, Rev. Sci. Instrum., 58, 1987, p1682.
  2. R.L. Stern, "Design and Utilization of an Air-Core Superconducting Solenoid Nuclear-Reaction-Product Spectrometer," Ph.D. Thesis, University of Michigan, UM-NP-RS-87-1, 1987.
  3. W.Z. Liu, "Production and Use of Radioactive Ion Beams for Measurements of Nuclear Reactions," Ph.D. Thesis, University of Michigan, 1990.
  4. F.D. Becchetti and J.J. Kolata, 14th Int'l Conference on the Applications of Accelerators in Research and Industry, Denton, Texas, November 1996, J.L. Duggan and I.L. Morgan, editors, AIP Conference Proceedings 392 (AIP Press, Woodbury, New York, November 1997).