Noble gas mass spectrometer and laser heating stage

Make/ Model:

ASI Alphachron

Instrument Description:

The Alphachron is an integrated 4He degassing and measurement system. Samples are loaded into an ultra-high vacuum sample chamber where they are heated with a diode laser to release the He. The sample gas is spiked with 3He, cleaned using a gettering system, and measured with a quadrupole mass spectrometer.

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Primary Contact:

James Metcalf

Email id :

Number : 303-735-2413

Instrument Location:

Benson 225