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Handbook of Vacuum Science and Technology

The Handbook of Vacuum Technology consists of the latest innovations in vacuum science and technology with a strong orientation towards the vacuum practitioner. It covers many of the new vacuum pumps, materials, equipment, and applications. It also details the design and maintenance of modern vacuum systems. The authors are well known experts in their individual fields with the emphasis on performance, limitations, and applications rather than theory. There aremany useful tables, charts, and figures that will be of use to the practitioner.

Audience
The primary audience will be members of the American Vacuum Society (5000+ members). The larger audience includes physicists, materials scientists, engineers, and technicians. Students involved in computer design and manufacture (electronic materials and processing), plasma science and technology, applied surface science, thin films, and new materials research.

Hardbound, 835 Pages

Published: October 1997

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-352065-4

Contents

  • Preface. Fundamentals of Vacuum Technology and Surface Physics: B. Singh and J.H. Thomas, III, Vacuum Nomenclature and Definitions. Gas Properties. Molecular Processes and Kinetic Theory. Throughput, Pumping Speed, Evacuation Rate, Outgassing Rate, and Leak Rate. Gas Flow. Conductance. Flow Calculations. Surface Physics and Its Relation to Vacuum Science. Creation of Vacuum: M. Hablanian, The Technology of Vacuum Pumps--An Overview. F.J. Eckle, Diaphragm Pumps. J. Richman, Blowers. Vapor Jet Pumps: M. Hablanian, Diffusion Pumps. G. Ash, Cryogenic Pumps. H. Henning, Turbomolecular Pumps. J. Singleton, UHV Pumps. Vacuum Measurements: H.M. Brady, R.H. Goehner, E. Drubetsky, and W.H. Bayles, Jr., Measurements of Pressure. L. Lieszkovszky, Mass Analysis and Partial Pressure Measurement. R. Outlaw, Analysis of Partial Pressure Information. L. Hinkle, Gas Flow Measurements. Systems Design and Components: Components for Vacuum Equipment and Systems: N.T. Peacock, Valves. N.T. Peacock, Flanges. W. Helgeland, Feedthroughs. C. Kraft, Ports. J. Panitz, Construction Materials: Properties Defining Material Performance. Vacuum Chamber Materials. Special Purpose Materials. R.N. Peacock, Seal Materials and Design. B. Dayton, Outgassing of Materials. J. Garner, Aluminum Based Vacuum Systems. D. Mattox, Preparation and Cleaning of Vacuum Surfaces. Vacuum Applications: High Vacuum Based Processes: S. Rossnagel, Sputtering. V. Patel, Plasma Etching. M. Powers, Ion Beam Based Processes. J. Cheung, Laser Ablation. F. Jansen, CVD and PECVD. J. Thomas, UHV Based Processes. Large-Scale Vacuum Based Processes: W. Robbins, Large Area Coatings. H.F. Dylla, The Development of Ultrahigh Vacuum Technology for Particle Accelerators and Magnetic Fusion Devices.

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