Samples must be compatible with UHV, it means mainly that they must not release any gas for long time. Samples can be powders, tablets, plates, etc. Diameter of the sample holder is 25.4 mm and the height of the sample should be lower then 5 mm.
Most frequent analyses
- Oxidation levels of catalysers
- Surface of organic materials (mainly after some processing) and monitoring of surface changes
- Layers for chemical sensors
- Materials for electronics with measurement of concentration profiles