Hummer VI Sputter Coater



A sputter coater is used to deposit a thin film of material on top of a sample.

Gold, gold/palladium and carbon are three commonly sputter coated materials.

The material which coats the sample are placed in the sputter coater as "targets."

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Manufacturer: Technics

Model: Hummer VI

Instrument Type: Sputter Coater

Description: Deposits a conductive thin film coating. Sputter deposition is usually uniform and reproducible, yielding fine grain, adherent films. Used for SEM sample prep. 

Key Features: Average deposition thickness of 300 Å Au, up to 9 samples at a time.

Materials Restrictions: Sample must be dry, and low outgassing substrates, and be stable under mechanical vacuum.

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