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Upgrade kits for IMS 6f and 7f

Specific to IMS 6f users: extend the lifetime of your instrument with our IMS 6f overhaul program:
IMS 6f ion microprobes are robust, but old instruments whose electronic components are becoming obsolete. To minimize the risk of long, non-scheduled downtime, CAMECA  offers an IMS 6f overhaul program, that will fully rejuvenate your instrument with a complete new electronics system, pumping and vacuum, new hardware, full automation, user-friendly acquisition and processing software, etc...
Download the IMS 6f-E7 upgrade flyer for all details of this upgrade and its benefits in terms of performance, productivity, ease-of-use, and of course, uptime and sustainability.

To view upgrade options available for IMS 6f-E7 and 7f, click on either of the components below:
Automation & Software
Specimen Chamber
Optical System

Automation & Software

PC-Automation (7f equipped with SUN workstation)
PC automation system to replace SUN system, allows full automation & unattended operation and greatly improves performance and throughput.

Post-treatment Station (6f-E7/ 7f)
PC computer for off-line data processing (CAMECA software not included).

Desk Control Duplication (7f with PC-Automation / 6f-E7)
Instrument control from an operator room. Ensures optimized operation comfort when the lab is split in two parts.

APM Software Licence (PC-Automation / 6f-E7 /7f with PC-Automation)
Automated Particle Measurement software program for fast screening of large numbers of particles and detection of specific elements or isotopes. More information.

WinCurve Software Licence (offline) (7f / 6f-E7)
Offers powerful SIMS data processing & graphing capabilities. More information.

WinImage II Software Licence (offline) (7f / 6f-E7)
Offers powerful SIMS image processing capabilities. More information.

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Cs Ion Source Isolation (7f with PC-Automation)
Isolation and Pumping of the Cesium Microbeam Source.

Duo Accel/Decel (7f with PC-Automation)
Low primary ion energy system for the duoplasmatron source.

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Storage Chamber Upgrade (7f with PC-Automation / 6f-E7)
Manual storage chamber with its load-lock designed to store up to six sample holders under high vacuum. Ensures substantial throughput improvements for applications that depend on the best UHV conditions. 

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Specimen chamber

Z-Motion (7f with PC-Automation / 6f-E7)
Z-Axis manual adjustment for the sample stage.

Turbospectro upgrade (7f with PC-Automation / 6f-E7)
Turbomolecular pumps for the mass spectrometer (to replace the existing ion pumps, for optimized pumping speed in the mass spectrometer and improved abundance sensitivity while using the oxygen flooding.

Digital Video Camera (7f with PC-Automation / 6f-E7)
Numerical camera and LED sample illustration system (white light).

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Secondary Optical System

EM Detector Post-accelaration (7f with PC-Automation)
Postacceleration for the electron multiplier detector. Increases sensitivity when analysing heavy elements and when running the mass spectrometer at low secondary extraction voltage (<3 kV).