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title: History of probe measurements on GOLEM
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GOLEM has a long history of probe measurements, since its low-temperature plasmas are ideal for testing and using all kinds of probes. These are fragmented records of the past, present and future probe experiments.

# Probe experimentalists

The people who have performed probe measurements on GOLEM include:

- **Jiří Adámek** (researcher at the Institute of Plasma Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences). The inventor of the ball-pen probe, Jirka performs mainly experiments with the [combined BPP+LP probe head](/Diagnostics/ParticleFlux/BallPenProbe/index). His special interest is the $I-V$ characteristic of the ball-pen probe.

- **Jan Stöckel** (senior researcher at the Institute of Plasma Physics, Czech Academy of Sciences). The godfather of probe measurements on GOLEM, CASTOR and COMPASS alike, Honza supports younger researchers and supervises their experiments. His love is the (double) tunnel probe, which he helped construct back in the day with Jamie Gunn.