Ultra High Vacuum (UHV) environment, base pressure 1 × 10-10 mbar

Preparation facilities

  • Sample cooling to 130K (using LN2)
  • Flood gun and dual-anode x-ray source
  • Ability to transfer samples at 120K
  • Rotary distribution chamber allows sample transfer for up to 8 chambers
  • Fast sample entry load-lock with glove-box
  • Sample fracture chamber and sample parking chamber
  • Preparation chamber featuring: electron beam evaporator source, Argon ion sputtering, Quartz crystal monitor, Low Energy Electron Diffraction (LEED), gas handling and introduction system

Click here for information on safe transport and handling of samples .