A convenient modification to the Newport pulsed molecular-beam valve

Brock, L.R.; Pilgrim, J.S.; Robbins, D.L.; Duncan, M.A.
August 1996
Review of Scientific Instruments;Aug1996, Vol. 67 Issue 8, p2989
Academic Journal
Describes a modification to Newport Corp.'s BV-100 double solenoid pulsed molecular-beam valve that replaces the Viton tip seal with an O-ring-based plug. Flaw of the BV-100's sealing mechanism; Production of the same characteristic for the short and cold gas pulses as the originally described beam valve through the modification without difficulties associated with replacing the seal.


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