Quadrupole Components for Cluster Analysis
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Components for Cluster Studies
The Hiden cluster components include 9mm and 20mm pole diameter quadrupole assemblies with high-power RF operating at optimum frequency to accommodate high mass transmission required in cluster analysis.
The upper mass limit of a Quadrupole ﬁlter is severely constrained by the demand for RF Power that accompanies increasing m/z. Down-sizing the Rod Diameter appears to oﬀer a way around this problem, but comes with a signiﬁcant reduction in Quad performance, limiting its eﬀectiveness for clusters at high m/z. Hiden’s High Power RF Generator provides the solution – it is capable of delivering 5,000 m/z mass range even on a 9 mm Triple Filter Quad and with a frequency of 0.8 MHz, a combination that generates outstanding performance. This brings transmission of 45% at 5,000 m/z, yielding the lowest detection limit even for the largest of clusters. Hiden’s unique combination of Triple Filter, 9 mm Rods and High Frequency RF Generator, creates exceptional resolving power, even at the highest m/z.
Flexibility – optimises the balance between Resolving Power and Mass Range
With our new 20 mm Tri-Filter quadrupole and 400 kHz RF head we achieve a mass range of up to 4,000 amu and with our 9 mm Tri-Filter a mass range of up to 20,000 amu.
- Precision Tri-Filter quadrupole assemblies
- Air Gauge tested for conformity
- 9 and 20mm pole diameter options
- Mass range options to 20,000 amu
- 90 degree ion beam deflector option
The system is supplied with MASsoft Professional software.
This Windows 8 and Windows 10 compatible software allows control of the instrument via USB 2.0, RS232 or Ethernet. Provides comprehensive I/O for data output and for reading data from external devices for integration and display with mass spectrometer data.
The iRGA software is a new and intuitive application for routine vacuum monitoring. It is designed to be simple and automatic.
- automatically provides partial pressure data for the common residual gas and vapours, including hydrogen, helium, water, nitrogen, oxygen, argon and a custom gas.
- includes a new tablet view where the background colour changes depending on alarm condition
- includes a trend view, scan, leak detection and maintenance modes
- includes alarm function to send alerts to internal I/O, Wi-Fi and by email
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