System and PC/Software Upgrades & Updates
RBD offers software solutions to upgrade your older Physical Electronics X-ray photoelectron or Auger spectrometer surface analysis system to the latest Microsoft Windows® operating system. Products include AugerScan (acquisition and data analysis), and AugerMap (elemental mapping for scanning Auger systems).
In addition, RBD is the USA distributor for the CasaXPS data processing software used by all major surface analysis instrumentation manufacturers.
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RBD has developed upgrades for many PHI systems. We have a provided a system upgrade cross-reference table that provides the information you need to determine which system upgrade is right for you.
AugerScan is RBD Instruments' Acquisition and Data Manipulation software for older PHI Auger, XPS and SIMS systems.
AugerMap is RBD Instruments' Scanning Control and Elemental Mapping Software for PHI Scanning Auger systems.
Running AugerScan and AugerMap on Windows Version 7 and Up
Both AugerScan and AugerMap must be run with administrator privileges in any version of Windows after XP. Please follow these instructions for running these applications with admin privileges.
Note: If you are a standard user, please contact your IT department / system administrator for appropriate credentials.
AugerScan and AugerMap use the legacy Windows Help system.
For Windows Vista through 8.1 please download the update for your version of windows here (scroll down to "Resolution").
For Windows 10, we've provided HTML versions of the original Help documentation for both AugerScan and AugerMap.
Download and unzip to a convenient folder, and open "index.html" to view in your browser.
RBD PCIe interface card works with new PCs that have a full height or low profile PCIe slot. If you are getting a new PC for your PHI x-ray photoelectron or Auger electron spectrometer, this interface card will fit into your new PC.
The PCMAPII Interface Card is the latest development for imaging and elemental mapping for PHI 590, 595, 600 and 610 Scanning Auger Systems. Incorporating the PCMAPII card will give your system a whole new level of capabilities.
The Dual Monitor Option allows for use of two computer monitors on a single PC. The Dual Monitor Option is also available as a stand-alone product for any system.