Advanced Research Systems, Inc. was started in 1986 by Ravi Bains to provide cryogenic solutions for low temperature research. ARS has evolved as a world class manufacturer of closed cycle cryocoolers and laboratory cryogenic systems. ARS is the only major supplier of laboratory cryostats that also manufactures 4 K closed cycle cryocoolers for its use.
Manufacturing our own cryocoolers allows us to seamlessly adapt our cryostats for challenging applications where the cryocooler must be customized for a specific application. ARS has sales and service capabilities worldwide, with an international sales force that is well trained to support our customers and provide guidance in the selection of cryogenic equipment that suits customers’ needs at a fair price.
We recognize that the quality of both our product and our customer relationships determines our future success in this competitive world. To facilitate this, we continue to invest in improving and expanding our capabilities and in developing new products for the future. We feel that the close working relationships we have forged with our customers over the years are testimony to our success.
Helium Flow Cryostats
Sample in Vacuum Cryostats
Sample in Vapor Cryostats
Ultra Low Vibration Cryostats
ICEFLY Cryogenic Delivery System
Scanning Tunneling Microscopy
When you need environmental test chambers, contact ACES. We offer swift and sound advice and a vast fleet of equipment for rapid deployment. We provide solutions for temperature and humidity cycling, thermal shock testing, altitude and space simulations and more. From bench-top models to walk-in facilities, we have it all. ACES is your strategic partner for urgent, short-term or special testing applications.
We are experts in service and leasing ultra low temperature freezers, vacuum chambers and lab ovens. Every manufacturing universe finds help here. Whatever community you’re part of: Scientific, Medical, Electronics, Industrial, Automotive, University or Government, you want ACES on your team!
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Supporting Aerospace & Defense, Consumer Products, and Life Sciences R&D Laboratories
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AJA International, Inc. was founded in Scituate, Massachusetts, USA in 1989 by William Hale, MBA, BS Physics. The company was established as a supplier of innovative thin film, vacuum and microwave products.
Prior to founding AJA International, Mr. Hale developed numerous sputter systems, ECR systems, and worked extensively in RIE, PECVD, surface analysis and vacuum technology areas ranging from chemical/pharmaceutical to vacuum packaging to UHV/MBE. This experience along with a long experience in international business gave AJA International, Inc. a solid running start.
Within 2 years the company developed the popular ATC Series Sputtering Systems – the first commercial, con-focal, sputter tools with rotating substrates and in-situ tilting magnetron sputter heads. This revolutionary development yielded extremely uniform and controllable depositions of single layers, multi-layers and alloys and has become the most popular R&D sputtering system configuration on the market.
AJA sells its products directly or in cooperation with local agents. All AJA systems are installed by AJA factory personnel whenever possible and factory acceptance and training are highly recommended and welcomed. With over 900 systems and over 7,500 magnetrons shipped worldwide, AJA International, Inc. continues to discover innovative design solutions which are often copied but never equaled as the company truly remains THE CUTTING EDGE IN THIN FILM TECHNOLOGY.
Ion Mill Systems
Angstrom Scientific Inc. is a distributor and manufacturer’s representative, focused on providing characterization solutions to the nanotech marketplace in the Americas. Companies represented:
Provides surface analysis solutions in a number of key application areas.
Deben manufactures innovative accessories for SEM’s and TEM’s, along with a large range of in-situ tensile testing stages for use with Optical Microscopes, X-Ray CT and XRD systems.
DENSsolution is a leading supplier of top quality sample management solutions to enable atomic resolution, dynamic in-situ electron microscopy.
Encapsulix addresses the geometric scaling of critical Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) requirements for industrial & microelectronic devices and films. Initial process focus is in thin Al2O3, TiO2 and ZnO specifically for encapsulation and barrier coatings.
Hitachi Nanotechnology Systems Division:
Hitachi Nanotechnology Systems Division (NSD) supportscustomers with a wide range of instrumentation, including scanning electron microscopy (SEM), analytical and biological transmission electron microscopy (TEM), dedicated STEM, Focused Ion Beam (FIB), tabletop microscopes, and microanalysis sample preparation systems.
Jordan Valley Semiconductors Ltd. provides metrology solutions for thin films based on novel, rapid, non-contacting and non-destructive X-ray technology.
Kleindiek Nanotechnik offers a new level of precision in manipulation, probing, and characterization of nano-materials and semiconductors
Mel-Build provides a wide verity of specialized holders for Transmission Electron Microscopes.
Microtrac strives to provide the materials characterization world with innovative, reliable, and repeatable particle size, particle shape, particle charge, and surface area analysis instrumentation.
XEI Scientific, Inc.provides an effective way to gently clean scanning electron microscopes (SEMs), focused ion beams (FIBs) and other vacuum systems.
Founded in 2003, Arradiance® combines unique talents in material science, charged particle physics, equipment design, modeling, simulation, vacuum technology, and metrology providing world class application of Atomic Layer Deposition(ALD) and Plasma Enhanced Deposition(PEALD) to the GEMStar XT product line.
With a concentration in Atomic Layer Deposition, charged particle physics and amplification, Arradiance is the first to develop and demonstrate the capability of producing high gain, low noise, and long life micro channel amplifiers. Using Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) materials and equipment, Arradiance offers a new approach to electron amplification devices replacing the legacy traditional lead-glass/hydrogen firing process developed in 1960’s currently used for all state-of-the-art MCP applications.
Arradiance Atomic Layer Deposition (ALD) technology enables research in many areas:
MCP (Micro Channel Plate) Electron Amplification
Thermal and Fast Neutron Detection
Asahi Spectra Co. (ASC) was founded in 1970 in Tokyo, Japan by 3 engineers. ASC has been developing a vacuum deposition technology such as ion assisted deposition (IAD) and ion beam sputtering (IBS) , which achieve hard coating, excellent durability for environment (humidity, low or high temperature, thermal shock or vacuum) and stability of spectral performance. By now our optical filters have contributed in various markets such as astronomy, semiconductor, biotechnology, education and so on.
Nowadays, customer requirements are becoming more complicated as optical innovation advances, and most requirements cannot be satisfied by just optical filter technology. So we have been trying to expand our field to optical instruments based on our 40 years accumulated optical know-how as you can see how professional our optical instruments are.
Our integrated manufacturing process by both filter and instrument specialists is the most competitive advantage against “other only-optical-filter makers”.
Asahi Spectra USA Inc. was established in January, 2005 in California in order to distribute the Asahi Spectra brand in USA and all over the world. Major Customers in the US include:
California Institute of Technology
BINDER temperature, climate, and environmental simulation chambers are the centerpieces of modern laboratories. Designed to meet the highest demands in scientific and industrial fields, they enable the accurate simulation of biological, chemical, and physical environmental conditions. With cutting-edge technology and pioneering innovations, BINDER develops products that provide real added value for the customer. We apply our expertise and feel for the requirements of dynamic, day-to-day work in research facilities to support the widest range of projects and processes in an optimum way.
With 22,000 series production machines supplied each year globally, family company BINDER is now one of the leading experts on environmental simulation chambers. For over 30 years at our German site in Tuttlingen, we have developed and produced premium products which combine superior technology, first-class advice, and exemplary service. These three factors are symbolized by the three red triangles that make up our logo and our customers appreciate the benefits every day through the outstanding results of their work.
Ultralow temperature freezers
Drying and heating chambers
Vacuum drying chambers
Constant climate chambers
Dynamic climate chambers
CVE designs and builds process solutions and has more than 50 years experience manufacturing Electron Beam (EB) systems and Vacuum Furnaces (VF’s) from its base in Cambridge UK.
In Collaboration with TWI CVE’s range of equipment includes systems ranging from 50 to 200 kV with beam powers up to 100 kW.
Professional engineering skills are applied to customer requirements resulting in innovative solutions to technical problems. The company’s skilled workforce, experienced engineering department and extensive service team are backed up with a range of in-house test and diagnostic facilities. CVE offers true global coverage from itssales and service centres in the UK and worldwide.
Cambridge Vacuum Engineering’s roots begin in the late 1950’s in Cambridge, England with the founding of Torvac, a company specialising in the manufacture of Electron Beam Welders and Vacuum Furnaces.
A break-a-way group formed Wentgate Engineers in the mid 1960’s and for many years the two companies traded in competition.
Torvac purchased the Hawker Siddley Dynamics “Dynaweld” technology, which added 150kV welders to their range.
Through the process of acquisition, both Wentgate and Torvac became owned by Thermal Scientific and in the late 1980’s, under their new TI Group ownership, the companies moved to their present site, rationalised themselves and began trading under the name, Cambridge Vacuum Engineering. Since October 2001 the company has been owned by Aquasium Technology Ltd.
2007 has seen strengthening of the CVE brand with WDI in the States now being known as CVE Inc.
CVE today manufactures Electron Beam Welders and Vacuum Furnaces . They also provide spares and service support for the 50 year history of Torvac, Wentgate and Dynaweld products.
CVE operates a Quality Management System which complies with the requirements of BS EN ISO 9001:2008.
Centorr/Vacuum Industries is a vacuum furnace manufacturer based in Nashua, NH. They have achieved their position of technical leadership in the advanced design high-temperature vacuum furnaces and control atmosphere furnaces by delivering innovative solutions to challenging high temperature materials processing problems.
Standard vacuum furnaces are available for high temperature sintering, hot pressing for powder compaction or diffusion bonding, vacuum heat treating, precision vacuum brazing, and thermal heat treatment. These designs are augmented by specialized, custom-designed vacuum furnaces for chemical vapor deposition, Graphitization, Graphite Purification, and induction melting. These techniques and processes are used worldwide for a wide range of metal and ceramic materials at various stages during conversion from raw materials to finished product.
High Temperature Vacuum and Controlled Atmosphere Furnaces for Research:
Complete systems ready to ship
Standard furnace designs
Customized furnace designs
Advanced prototype systems
Furnace System Capabilities:
Advanced prototype systems
Complete systems ready to ship
Standard furnace designs
Customized furnace designs
Advanced prototype systems
ColdEdge Technologies provides custom <4K to 1000K closed cycle cryostats with interfaces. We provide GM & Pulse Tube technologies from SHI Cryogenics of America, Displex®, CTI Cryodyne, CryoMech and other popular closed cycle coolers.
We also supply open cycle flow cryostats that use liquid helium or LN2 as the cooling source. Without the pressure of having to sell our own cryocooler brand, Coldedge can work with the researcher to arrive at the best cryocooler solution for the researchers particular requirements and interface needs.
We supply complete systems with application specific and/or custom vacuum enclosures, radiation shields, sample holders, windows, temperature sensors, heaters, extra experimental wire leads and feed-throughs (UHV, SMA, coax & other), temperature controllers, vacuum pump systems, sample manipulation attachments, low vibration CCR interfaces and many other additional options.
Interfaces with sample in vapor, sample in vacuum, UHV and custom interfaces are available.
Materials Research Applications
Electrical Experiments (Hall)
Further Applications include
Diamond Anvil Cell