STP699

    Application of a Vacuum Transfer Device for Exchange of Surface Standards

    Published: Jan 1980


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    Abstract

    This paper first gives a brief technical summary of the properties of an ultrahigh-vacuum transfer device capable of transferring specimens between two ultrahigh-vacuum (uhv) systems anywhere on earth, maintaining the specimen at uhv at all times. The major objective of this paper is to explore the application of this transfer device for the exchange of surface standards. This includes the scientific objectives to be achieved and the practical problems involved. The authors conclude that transfers between most existing surface analysis instruments should be possible without overwhelming difficulties.

    Keywords:

    surface analysis, vacuum transfer, exchange, surface standards


    Author Information:

    Hobson, JP
    Principal research officer and senior research officer, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa,

    Kornelsen, EV
    Principal research officer and senior research officer, National Research Council of Canada, Ottawa,


    Paper ID: STP38658S

    Committee/Subcommittee: E42.13

    DOI: 10.1520/STP38658S


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