CHA: Electron Beam Evaporator

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CHA Evaporator
CHA-Industries-Mark-40 E-Beam-Evaporator.jpg
Instrument Type Deposition
Techniques E-beam Evaporation
Staff Manager Alex Wertheim
Staff Email
Staff Phone 626-395-3371
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Lab Location B235C Steele
Lab Phone 626-395-1539
Manufacturer CHA Industries
Model Mark 40


The CHA Mark 40 electron beam evaporator is a cryopumped six-pocket electron beam deposition system that is optimized for processing multiple wafers with a planetary substrate holder configuration. This tool offers precise control of electron beam evaporation processes for metal films.

  • Metal & Oxide Deposition
  • Lift-off
  • Etch Hard-mask Formation


Equipment Data
SOPs & Troubleshooting

Use the process maintenance guide above for help with assessing and maintaining evaporation crucibles.

Tool Reservation Rules

Advanced Reservation (days) Limit per Reservation (hrs) Limit per week (hrs)
Weekday 7 6 12
Weeknight 7 12 12
Weekend 14 12 12
Video Tutorials


Hardware Specifications
  • Typical base pressure: 1E-6 to 1E-7 Torr
  • All dry pumping system (cryo & dry mechanical pump)
  • Evaporation Source: 1x single emitter, 6-pocket e-beam evaporation source

Related Instrumentation in the KNI

Sputtering Systems
Electron Beam Evaporation Systems
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