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Water Vapor Desoprtion Systems





microCMA cylindrical mirror analyzer

Affordable Auger Electron Spectroscopy

Thermal Desorption Spectrometer

High sensitivity TPD


Water Vapor Desorption

UVB-100 · IRB-100 · ZCuve · mini Z

Remove water vapor from a vacuum chamber w/o heat using UVC or with heat using IR


DC Current Measurement

9103 USB Picoammeter

Accurately measure electron and ion current


Sputtering Ion Gun Sources

IG2 (2 kV) · IG3 (3 kV) · 3 kV Large Area · High-Performance

Affordable sputter ion source packages

Custom coated UHV Viewports

Ultra high vacuum viewports with anti-reflective coating and custom laser coatings

Parts & Services



Refurbished Physical Electronics

XPS AES Surface Analysis Systems · Upgrades · CasaXPS

Rebuilt systems meet original specifications and include a one year warranty

Optics · Electronics

Wide selection of affordable refurbished equipment at the lowest prices anywhere - warranty included

PHI Maintenance Services

Technical Support · Repair · Field Service


PHI (Perkin-Elmer) Components

Electronics · Optics · Vacuum Related

Replacement parts for older PHI / Physical Electronics / Perkin Elmer surface analysis systems

Vacuum Components and Expendables

Copper Gaskets · Ion Gauge Filaments · TC Gauges
3.5 CFM Mechanical Pump / Magnetic Load Lock

A wide variety of vacuum products at low prices




New Product

IRB-100 Water Vapor Desorption System

viewportDesigned for systems that can take the heat of shortwave IR, the IRB-100 provides an easy way to bake-out X-ray photoelectron and Auger systems.

Prevac Ion Source Sale!

IS40C1 Source + Supply

prevac ion source is401c1

Ideal for sample surface cleaning.
Special pricing until March 31, 2015.
Contact RBD at 541-330-0723 X 310 or sales@rbdinstrumens.com for more information.

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