Environmental Laboratory

  • New Benchtop Scientific Spectroscopic Ellipsometer

New Benchtop Scientific Spectroscopic Ellipsometer

Mar 01 2013 Read 4286 Times

Horiba Scientific (France), a global specialist with over 20 years of experience in phase modulation Ellipsometry technology, is pleased to announce the launch of the UVISEL 2, a new generation of scientific spectroscopic ellipsometers. The UVISEL 2 is a fully automated platform that provides a patented vision system, 8 computer selectable, achromatic spot sizes, and fast scanning, high-resolution monochromators, making it a unique solution for efficient and rapid thin film characterisation over a broad spectral range of 190-2100nm.

The UVISEL 2 is a highly automated instrument providing automatic goniometer, automatic XYZ stage, automatic sample adjustment and automatic microspot optics. Microspots, combined with a real-time vision system, allows straightforward and accurate spot positioning on a sample. A selection of eight achromatic spots (down to 35µm) allows the user to perform measurements on a broad spectral range even with a small spot size. This unique system always allows an image to be obtained, whether on rough, smooth, transparent or reflective surfaces.

A robust phase modulation control with the new electronics makes the UVISEL 2 the most sensitive and accurate spectroscopic ellipsometer on the market. It is capable of characterising advanced optical and material properties (e.g., anisotropy, gradient), detecting very thin layers (e.g., graphene) and can follow ultra fast kinetic phenomena at up to 1ms per point. The detection systems in VIS-FUV and NIR have also been enhanced to provide very low stray light and faster acquisition.

The powerful DeltaPsi2 software controls the UVISEL 2, offering the largest range of data acquisition and advanced modelling features. New automatic troubleshooting facilitates the diagnosis of problems. And Horibas new automatic calibration procedure using integrated reference samples ensures easy calibration. The user interface is intuitive and customised to meet the requirements of both experienced scientists and newcomers.

“The UVISEL 2 combines unique features in terms of automation, performance, ease-of-use and advanced software, providing unique optimal working conditions for accurate thin film thickness measurement and optical analysis,” stated Professor Stergios Logothetidis, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. “In fact, by combining these features into one ellipsometer, Horiba has insured that the UVISEL 2 is ideal for both research and industrial quality control of thin films.”

Reader comments

Do you like or dislike what you have read? Why not post a comment to tell others / the manufacturer and our Editor what you think. To leave comments please complete the form below. Providing the content is approved, your comment will be on screen in less than 24 hours. Leaving comments on product information and articles can assist with future editorial and article content. Post questions, thoughts or simply whether you like the content.

Post a Comment





Digital Edition

Asian Environmental Technology September 2020

September 2020

In This Edition Business News - Space weather monitoring to get major upgrade in new research programme - Monitoring weather conditions on Mars - Environmental researchers from Linnaeus Uni...

View all digital editions

Events

WEFTEC 2020

Oct 05 2020 Virtual event

International Energy Week - POSTPONED

Oct 06 2020 Kuching, Malaysia

10th St Petersburg International Gas Forum

Oct 06 2020 St. Petersburg, Russia

Ecofira

Oct 06 2020 Valencia, Spain

View all events