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Southern California Chapter

 

 

About the SCCAVS

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SCCAVS Newsletter Archive

Upcoming Meetings & Symposia

SCCAVS Jobs Page

Vacuum Technology Resources

http://www.avs.org

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Vacuum Technology Resources

AVS Technical Resources

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An old McLeod gauge used for high precision measurement of vacuum.

Technical Library

Additional Links

SVC Technical Resources

Historical Timeline of Vacuum Coating and Vacuum/Plasma Technology

Chapter on Foundations of Vacuum Coating Technology, by Donald M. Mattox

 

Lesker Tech

Tutorials on basic Vacuum Concepts, Pumps, Gauges

 

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A large vacuum chamber used for conducting experiments that simulate the conditions of space

The Vacuum Lab

Articles/Tutorials on Vacuum Technology (Fifty-two of them!)

 Fundamentals of Vacuum Technology (Oerlikon Leybold)  

Vacuum & Coating Technology

Online Scientific Journal/ Trade Magazine

 

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A cutaway view of a turbomolecular pump that is used to achieve high vacuum

A Short History of Vacuum
Terminology and Technology

Includes RCA’s charts on “Vapor Pressures of the Elements”

 

The Belljar

Information on Vacuum Technology for hobbyists, students and educators

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A physical vapor deposition (PVD) vacuum chamber used for the production of coatings.