in-vacuum chopper system
vacuum-integrated optical chopper
for modulation of a continuous beam
compact enclosure for easy integration
phase-locked motor speed control
Light sources in the VUV and XUV spectral range oftentimes are low power, sometimes even close to the noise limit of detection systems. Frequency-locked modulation of the beam is a common method to overcome this.
The HPS in-vacuum chopper enables using lock-in techniques in VUV/XUV beams, permitting the elimination of
background noise. Both low-frequency drift and phase jitter can be suppressed. The modular chopper unit can be conveniently installed anywhere in the beamline setup.
The controller uses a phase-locked loop motor speed control with chopping frequencies up to 10kHz. A variety of different chopping wheels can be mounted.
Customized in-chamber versions of easyCHOP are also available. Contact us to discuss your requirements.
easyCHOP in-vacuum chopper system