Varian 350D sputter ion source
To be able to produce ions beams of noble materials as the gold and platinum, the Varian 350D implanter at the ITHEMA laboratory was upgraded by CAP Engineering solutions & services. A control system was set up in the machine as well an additional specific electronic system. The design of this specific ion source was realized with the cooperation of the company Ion Links Int. Ltd..
Mission : upgrade
Customer : ITHEMA Wits University, South Africa
Delivery : 2012
Upgrade of sputte ion source for Varian 350D implanter allowing the production of beams of gold, platinum, iron and many other species without the need for corrosive gases.
Supply a sputter ion source type on an equipment for which it had not been originally designed. In order to produce species which it did not have been able to produce till now (in particular golden ion)
Implant a control system and additional specific power supplies in the machine