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Digital Ion Sputter Gun Controller

Model IPS3-D


  • Sputter control programming
  • Front panel or computer control via USB
  • Digital precision in setting and stability
  • Rotary optical encoder control on front panel
  • Integration to LabView (TM) or TestPoint (TM)
  • Automatic protection against overload, short circuit and arc

Computer Control Software

For screenshots of timing software for automation to control sputtering process, download the product brochure below.

Key Specifications

Digital Ion Sputter Gun Controller IPS3-D

Analog Outputs
  • Beam Voltage: positive, 0-3200V
  • Filament Current: 0-3.5A
  • Focus Voltage: factor 0.3 - 0.85 of beam voltage
  • Grid Voltage: 150V in reference to filament
  • Emission Current: 0-40mA range
  • Monitoring: all above voltages
  • Display: Vacuum fluorescent display for filament and emission currents, beam energy, and program functions
  • Manual Control: Manual control of all voltages and filament current via rotary optical encoder and selection buttons, manual programming available
  • On-Board Automation: 9 adjustable operating programs, outgassing, standby, filament forming, constant emission current, and diagnostics programs
  • PC Control: Full control of all functions, PC software is required, command list for easy custom programming (LabView), DLL, ActiveX available
  • Protection: Over-voltage, over-current and short circuit protection
  • Input Power: 100/110V AC 50/60Hz or 220V/240V AC 50Hz
  • Mechanical: 19" rack mount box with 3U (5.25", 133mm) in height and 17.5” (440mm) in depth, weight: 12kg