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Posted: Mar 09, 2011
Hiden Vacuum Species Analysers
(Nanowerk News) Hiden Analytical now offer an extended range of quadrupole
residual gas analysers for diverse vacuum applications through
the pressure range from millibar through to extreme high vacuum
(XHV). Our regular systems are supplemented by a customengineering
design facility for experiment-specific requirements
including in-vacuum cooling and heating, probe insertion distance
and remote in-vacuum mounting.
Typical mass ranges of 1:50amu to 1:300amu accommodate
most gaseous and vapour species, with alternative mass ranges
to 1000amu offered for specialised applications. Analogue and
pulse ion counting detectors are selectable to optimise
performance for widest dynamic range of 10 decades, fastest
measurement rate to 500 samples per second and highest
sensitivity to 5x10E-16 millibar.
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The single-stage mass filters are used for many general
applications, with the 3F-series triple-stage mass filter being used
for the most demanding applications requiring maximum
performance in terms of both mass resolution and abundance
All operating parameters are software integrated giving full control
of mass resolution, ionisation current and ionisation energies, with
the soft ionisation feature being used for simplification of complex
molecular fragmentation spectra. Ion source options are
configured for general analysis, for molecular beam applications
or for minimal degas rates for UHV/XHV applications.
For further information on this or other Hiden products please
contact Hiden Analytical at [email protected] or visit the main
website at www.HidenAnalytical.com.