Buyers Guide: Hydrocarbon Removal: Plasma Ashing and Glow Discharge

Plasma Asher and Etcher

Electron Microscopy Sciences Web Link

Solid state RF Generator and associated tuning circuits, a vacuum system with a solenoid controlled valve, a constant feed gas supply system, and a reaction chamber system which includes two semicircular electrodes and two piece pyrex chamber.

The PELCO easiGlow system

Ted Pella, Inc. Web Link

The PELCO easiGlow™ Glow Discharge Cleaning System is primarily used for the removal of adsorbed hydro carbons on transmission electron microscope (TEM) grids and hydrophilization of carbon support films used for TEM. The unit is affordable, compact and quick and easy to operate. The unit supports both hydrophilic and hydrophobic treatment using either positive or negative charge and a dual unit is available that avoids cross contamination.