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The Hiden SIMS Workstation is a stand-alone, general purpose, UHV SIMS/SNMS analysis system based around the MAXIM analyser. The instrument is both powerful and easy to use with a self-tuning secondary ion column and software controlled ion guns.

  • Rapid turnaround of all types of samples
  • Static and dynamic SIMS
  • Integral ioniser for SNMS and RGA
  • Choice of Ion guns
  • SNMS surface mapping / imaging
  • Surface contamination analysis
  • Quantification of matrix level by SNMS
  • Flexible and upgradeable configuration
  • Low cost of ownership


The Hiden SIMS Workstation, an integrated UHV / SIMS facility for advanced surface analysis, featuring:

  • Hiden MAXIM SIMS analyser operating under MASsoft for ppb analysis.
  • Intergrated ioniser for efficient SNMS analysis.
  • Choice of differentially pumped Hiden IG20 Gas, IG-5C Caesium, IFG200 FAB or high performance liquid gallium guns as primary excitation source.
  • Integral ion gun raster control with signal gating for depth profiling.
  • Electron flood gun option for charge neutralisation in insulator studies.
  • Vacuum chamber bakeout heaters.
  • Fast sample transfer, sample holder and manipulator with load lock.
  • UHV manipulator for optimum sample positioning.
  • SIMS elemental imaging option with ESM LabVIEW SIMS Imaging program.
  • Static SIMS Spectral Library available.
  • Automatic SIMS ion optics lens tuning, and automatic mass alignment for optimum SIMS performance.


For further information on this or other Hiden products please contact Hiden Analytical at info@hiden.co.uk or visit the main website at http://www.HidenAnalytical.com.

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    Watch the Hiden Analytical video here

    Videos | 17 Jul 2013

    The Hiden SIMS Workstation is a stand-alone, general purpose, UHV SIMS/SNMS analysis system based around the MAXIM analyser. The instrument is both powerful and easy to use with a self-tuning secondary ion column and software controlled ion guns.