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May 7-12, 2007

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Advanced Design Consulting USA, Inc. - Meeting tote bags
Blake Industries - Cocktail reception at the Adler Planetarium
Consortium for Advanced Radiation Sources - CARS student poster prize support
DuPont-Northwestern-Dow Collaborative Access Team (DND-CAT) - Student  poster prize support
FEI Company - Saturday workshops support
Frontiers in Optical and Coherent and Ultrafast Science (FOCUS),  University of Michigan -- Support for Workshop 3, Time-Resolved X-ray  and Neutron Scattering
High-Pressure Collaborative Access Team (HP-CAT) - Student poster  prize support
Merck Research Laboratories - General meeting support
Positronic - General meeting support
Raith USA, Inc. - Saturday workshops support
Rigaku Americas - Sky Shows at the Adler Planetarium
UChicago Argonne, LLC - User Meeting banquet support

EXHIBITORS: (days in attendance, location)
A&N Corporation (M-W, #26)
ACCEL Instruments GmbH (M-W), #48)
Advanced Control Systems Corporation (Th-F, #15)
Advanced Design Consulting USA, Inc. (M-W, #27)
Advent Associates, Ltd. (M-F, #13)
Aerotech, Inc. (M-F, #6)
Agilent Technologies Inc. (M-F, #2)
Alan Burrill Technical Sales (M-W, #36)
Alpha Spectra, Inc. (Th-F, #20)
Blake Industries, Inc. (M-F, #4)
Bruker AXS Inc. (M-F, #30)
Brushwellman Electrofusion Products (M-F, #32)
CAEN Technologies, Inc. (M-W, #46)
CAMECA Instruments (Th-F, #7)
Canberra Industries (Th-F, #27)
Carl Zeiss Micro Imaging (M-W, #9)
Fairchild Imaging, Inc. (M-W, #29)
Fisher Scientific (Th-F, #21)
Goodfellow Corporation (M-F, #5)
Ibex Engineering (M-F, #31)
Johnsen Ultravac Inc. (M-F, #16)
Keithley Instruments (M-W, #18)
Key High Vacuum Products Inc. (M-F, #14)
Keyence Corporation of America (M-W, #45)
Kohzu America Inc. (M-W, #17)
Lambda Americas (M-W, #38)
MDC Vacuum Products, LLC / Insulator Seal (M-W, #49)
Mar USA (M-F, #3)
Midwest Vacuum, Inc. (M-F, #19)
Minarik Automation
(M-F, #33)
MiTeGen, LLC (M-W, #37)
Motion Industries (M-W, #35)
NanoInk, Inc. (Th-F, #40)
Newport Corp. (M-W, #28)
Omicron NanoTechnology USA (M-F, #24)
Oxford Danfysik (M-W, #20)
Oxford Instruments (M-F, #22)
PGT Instruments (M-W, #47)
Pfeiffer Vacuum (M-F, #43)
Phase 1 Technology Corp. (M-W, #21)
Phytron, Inc. (M-W, #42)
Princeton Instruments/Acton (M-W, #15)
Pro-Dex, Oregon Micro Systems (M-W, #40)
Rigaku Americas (M-F, #44)
Struck Innovative Systeme (M-W, #25)
Synergy Vacuum, Inc. (M-W, #10)
THK America, Inc. (M-F, #23)
TecRep Corporation (M-F, #1)
Televac (M-F, #11)
VG Scienta, Inc. (M-F, #12)
Vacuum One (M-W, #34)
Varian, Inc. (M-F, #8)
Veeco Instruments (M-W, #39)
WIENER, Plein & Baus, Ltd. (M-W, #7)
WITec Instruments (Th-F, #25-26)
Xradia, Inc. (M-F, #41)

A&N Corporation
707 SW 19th Avenue
Williston, FL 32696

Telephone number: 1.352.528.4100
Fax number: 1.352.528.3441

A&N Corporation, manufacturer of high vacuum components since 1965, offers researchers and laboratories an extensive line of standard high and ultra high vacuum components, as well as custom valves and process chambers. A&N products are designed to meet or exceed the standards required by industrial and academic users, such as those involved with thin film disposition, surface analysis, laser devices, cryogenics and the aerospace industry. Visit us at for more information on all of our high vacuum components.

ACCEL Instruments GmbH
Friedrich-Ebert-Straße 1
51429 Bergisch Gladbach

Telephone number:
Fax number:

ACCEL Instruments GmbH is a worldwide engineering and manufacturing company specializing in custom-designed equipment for research and industry in the fields of particle accelerators, synchrotron radiation instrumentation, and medical applications. We design, manufacture, assemble, install, and commission beamlines as turnkey systems. We also provide components such as undulators, wigglers, double-crystal and double-multilayer monochromators, experimental stations, mirror systems, slit systems, and all sorts of beam monitors as well as all other beamline components. Additionally, we develop components based on customer specifications or build to print with our design office and our in-house workshops.

Advanced Control Systems Corporation
35 Corporate Park Drive
Pembroke, MA 02359

Telephone number: 1.781.829.9228
Fax number: 1.781.829.9875

Advanced Control Systems Corporation is a designer and manufacturer of stepping motor drivers, integrated driver/controllers and standalone programmable machine controllers for scientific and industrial applications.

The ACS Step-Pak Modular Motion Control System provides economical, scalable stepping motor motion control for Physics research.

Advanced Design Consulting USA, Inc.
126 Ridge Road
P.O. Box 187
Lansing, NY 14882

Telephone number: 1.607.533.3531
Fax number: 1.607.533.3618

Advanced Design Consulting USA, Inc. is an engineering and scientific consulting firm providing solutions to complex problems. The company provides devices, integrated systems and a broad array of high-precision components and instruments to commercial, academic, and government agencies worldwide.

ADC's innovative solutions leverage its expertise in precision robotics, sub-micron positioning systems, and optical subsystems to enhance the capabilities and productivity of its customers' manufacturing, engineering, and research applications.

Advent Associates, Ltd.
101 6929 Madison Street
Niles, IL 60714-2672

Telephone number: 1.847.965.0823
Fax number: 1.847.965.0825

Technical sales of Instruments, Systems and Components for Vacuum-related processes; [UHV gauges for measurement & control to 10-11 Torr; Laminar Mass Flow Control with millisecond response; Mechanical & electrical components (valves, feedthrus, manipulators & linear/rotary drives, flanges, fittings & SoftShut Gate valves) and oil-free dry pumps from <1cfm to 6000cfm]

Aerotech, Inc.
101 Zeta Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15238-2897

Telephone number: 1.412.963.7470
Fax number: 1.412.963.7459

Aerotech manufactures linear motor, air bearing, and ballscrew driven positioning stages; high-precision manual and motorized gimbal mounts; and award-winning Automation 3200 digital automation platform. Custom and vacuum-prepped systems are available. Visit the Aerotech website at for complete information.

Agilent Technologies Inc.
5301 Stevens Creek Boulevard
Santa Clara , CA 95051

Telephone number: 1.800.829.4444
Fax number: 1.800.829.4433

Agilent Technologies is the world's premier measurement company and a technology leader in communications, electronics, life sciences and chemical analysis.

Alan Burrill Technical Sales
8129 W. Lincoln Avenue
West Allis, WI 53219

Telephone number: 1.414.327.9055
Fax number: 1.414.327.8131

Manuafacturer's Representative firm offering products for vacuum, thin film, and surface science technology.Featuring products offered by Huntington Mechanical Laboratories, Ceramtec North America, Sigma Instruments, Angstrom Sciences, Angstrom Engineering, InstruTech, and Inland Vacuum Products.

Alpha Spectra, Inc.
715 Arrowest Court
Grand Junction, CO 81505

Telephone number: 1.800.231.2545
Fax number: 1.970.243.4477

Alpha Spectra, Inc. manufactures gamma-ray detectors for health physics, academic, industrial, medical and exploration applications. Scintillation materials used include most of the common phosphors e.g. NaI(Tl), BGO, Plastic etc.

Blake Industries, Inc.
660 Jerusalem Road
Scotch Plains, NJ 07076

Telephone number: 1.908.233.7240
Fax number: 1.908.233.1354

Blake industries is a leader in supplying high precision x-ray and neutron instrumentation to research labs, university and synchrotron beam lines worldwide. We are the exclusive distributors for Huber instruments in the U.S., Mexico and Canada with multiple installations at all the North American Synchrotrons and have been supplying x-ray users for over 35 years.

Bruker AXS Inc.
5465 E. Cheryl Parkway
Madison, WI 53711

Telephone number: 1.800.234.XRAY
Fax number: 1.608.276.3006

Bruker AXS provides Advanced X-ray Solutions for chemistry, life and material sciences. A wide range of single module CCD systems is available in the PLATINUM series of detectors which feature the newest 4K CCD chip , with lower noise, faster readout and highest sensitivity. Nanotechnology research systems include a range of powder diffraction and single crystal solutions.

Brushwellman Electrofusion Products
44036 South Grimmer Boulevard
Fremont, CA 94538

Telephone number: 1.510.623.1500
Fax number: 1.510.623.7600

Electrofusion Products, a division of Brush Wellman Inc. is a world leader in the fabrication of specialized assemblies made from advanced materials for the scientific, medical and commercial industries since 1966.

We are able to offer our customers improved services at competitive prices. We are dedicated to producing Beryllium X-Ray Windows, Ultra-High Vacuum Products, Beryllium and Aluminum Beryllium Sheet & Foil fabrication and services. Our services include Electron Beam Welding, Vacuum Furnace Brazing, Atmospheric Brazing, Water Jet Cutting, Diffusion Bonding, Surface Treatments and Coatings, and Specialized Machining.

Our references are both domestic and international: Argonne National Laboratory (NL), Brookhaven NL, Los Alamos NL, Lawrence Berkeley NL, Stanford Linear Accelerator Center, ESRF, DESY, CERN, Rutherford Accelerator Laboratory, Heraeus, General Electric, ThermoKevex, Oxford Danfysik, Philips, Siemens, and Varian to mention a few.

CAEN Technologies, Inc.
1140 Bay Street, Suite 2C
Staten Island, NY 10305

Telephone number: 1.718.981.0401
Fax number: 1.718.556.9185

CAEN Technologies, Inc. is a full supplier of sophisticated electronic equipment for Accelerators, Nuclear and Particle Physics Experiments. It's products covers fields such as as:

  • Low Voltage & High Voltage Power Supply Systems for detectors.
  • xperiments and Accelerators Front-End and Data Acquisition Electronics in VME, VME64X, CAMAC and NIM.
  • New line of VME/VME64X Crates
  • Multichannel Digitizers in VME and NIM

CAEN activities are at the forefront of technology, also thanks to years of intensive collaborations with the major Research Centres and Universities in the world.

CAMECA Instruments
204 Spring Hill Road
Trumbull, CT 06611

Telephone number: 1.203.627.6564
Fax number:

CAMECA manufactures full instrumentation for quantitative anlysis, imaging and characterization at the micron, nano and atomic scales: Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometers, Electron Microprobes and Tomographic Atom Probes.

Canberra Industries
800 Research Parkway
Meriden, CT 06450

Telephone number: 1.203.639.2148
Fax number:

Canberra Industries is the worlds leading supplies of radiation detection equipment.

Carl Zeiss Micro Imaging
One Zeiss Drive
Thornwood, NY 10594

Telephone number: 1.639.518.5375
Fax number: 1.630.233.5365

Carl Zeiss products enable science and technology to go beyond what man can see. Our innovative microscopes include stereo, compound and confocal configurations for materials and life science applications.

Fairchild Imaging, Inc.
1801 McCarthy Boulevard
Milpitas, CA 95035

Telephone number: 1.408.433.2500
Fax number: 1.408.435.7352

Fairchild Imaging, a manufacturer of scientific CCD and CMOS image sensors and cameras, provides high-performance detectors for visible, UV and x-ray imaging. Specialties include wafer-scale back-illuminated CCDs for the UV and soft x-ray and large fiber optic taper cameras up to 200-mm in aperture. Visit for more information on these cooled, multiport cameras.

Fisher Scientific
4500 Turnberry Drive
Hanover Park, IL 60133

Telephone number: 1.630.259.1200
Fax number: 1.773.834.0488

Leading manufacturer and distributor of laboratory equipment,supplies, chamicals and safety products.

Goodfellow Corporation
305 High Tech Drive
Oakdale, PA 15071-3911

Telephone number: 1.800.821.2870
Fax number: 1.800.283.2020

Goodfellow is well known as a specialist supplier of small quantities of metals, materials for reserach, development, prototype work and design.

Ibex Engineering
1200 Lawrence Drive, Suite 160
Newbury Park CA 91320

Telephone number: 1.805.480.3455
Fax number: 1.805.480.4986

Ibex Engineering has a strong reputation for developing and manufacturing advanced ultra high precision positioning systems. Our engineering staff has developed systems from the simplest of OEM screw driven stages to the most demanding Nano based, Ultra High Vacuum stages. Ibex employs best of class components combined with an extensive engineering knowledge base covering a wide variety of materials, motor technologies and high precision bearing systems to meet all of your motion requirements.

Johnsen Ultravac Inc.
3470 Mainway
Burlington, Ontario L7M 1A8

Telephone number: 1.905.335.7022
Fax number: 1.905.335.3506

Johnsen Ultravac is a global supplier of ultra high vacuum products such as plane grating monochromators; Front-ends; complete (soft-X-ray) beam lines; 6-axis,10K, Helium cooled manipulators; Custom design available on request.

Keithley Instruments
28775 Aurora Road
Solon, OH 44139

Telephone number: 1.440.248.0400
Fax number: 1.440.248.6168

With more than 60 years of measurement expertise, Keithley Instruments has become a world leader in advanced electrical test instruments and systems from DC to RF (radio frequency). Keithley products solve emerging measurement needs in production testing, process monitoring, product development, and research for scientists and engineers in the worldwide electronics industry involved with advanced materials research, semiconductor device development and fabrication, and the production of end products such as portable wireless devices. The Model 4200-PIV (Pulse I-V) Package provides dual-channel pulse generation and measurement, offering a new approach to characterization testing; its high-speed pulses allow you to characterize materials and devices in applications like charge trapping for high gates and devices that have self-heating effects. The Model 6517A Electrometer/High Resistance Meter offers accuracy and sensitivity specifications unmatched by any other meter of this type, as well as a variety of features that simplify measuring high resistances and the resistivity of insulating materials.

Key High Vacuum Products Inc.
36 Southern Boulevard
Nesconset, NY 11767

Telephone number: 1.631.360.3970
Fax number: 1.631.360.3973

Key High Vacuum Products is committed to provide unique vacuum components that advance the field of vacuum technology. We develop and manufacture broad range quality vacuum components which offer a variety of innovative solutions. This creates valuable solutions for our customers.This leads to improved process of our customers tools in a highly competitive global environment.

Standard products consist of, but are not limited to; stainless steel valves of eight different styles to suit nearly all applications, NW,ISO,ASA and MET-SEAL flanges, fittings,and thousands of building block components which are routinely shipped from stock;six different styles of foreline traps,butterfly valves and three different actuation styles(which encompass five different mounting styles),heater blankest,brass valves,metering valves,stainless steel flex hoses,couplings and many other items.We are nimble to changes in the market place,and offer exceptionally reliable hardware solutuions. Two major keys to business are ability to be fast and flexible.

Our product line has expanded to include many original/innovative products such as:

  • Met-Seal Safety Covers
  • Gas Diffusers
  • Piezoelectric valves
  • NW Butterfly Valves Brass Valves
  • 316 Stainless Steel Conponents

Key High Vacuum Products Inc. delivers its products to manufacturers of machine tools,especially for semiconductor,national labs,and electronics manufacturing. Just meeting our customer's standards is never enough. We strive to exceed their expectations at all levels.

Keyence Corporation of America
50 Tice Boulevard
Woodcliff Lake, NJ 07677

Telephone number: 1.201.930.0100
Fax number: 1.201.782.0848

KEYENCE  is a worldwide leader in factory automation equipment ranging from automation sensors, measuring instruments, vision systems and digital microscopes. As a direct sales company we offer a full range of services provided by our technically trained sales force with experience with various applications and industries.

Digital Microscope VHX-600
The new Keyence VHX-600 Digital Microscope with a 54 mega-pixel 3CCD provides exceptional image resolution and color accuracy. A depth-of-field 20 times greater than conventional microscopes and 3-D Image Composition combine to produce imaging quality and performance beyond most high-end optical systems. Includes on-screen measurements, counting, 3-D profiling and more.

Laser Confocal Microscope VK-9500
A revolutionary concept that combines SEM resolution with laser measurement accuracy. A breakthrough in surface and shape analysis and measurement. Sharp, high-resolution images have incredible depth-of-field with topographic data displays for height, texture and volumetric measurement.

Non-contact measurement device LK-G
LK-G Sensors provide a non-contact measurement range of 7 in. with 0.0004 mil repeatability, ±0.03% accuracy, and 50 kHz sampling speed. Units offer stable measurements with fast moving, rotating, and vibrating targets, as well as in-line applications requiring data averaging. Performance is unaffected by reflections, color, or surface coatings.

Kohzu America Inc.
1870 Catalina Court
Livermore CA 94550

Telephone number: 1.925.243.6620
Fax number: 1.925.243.1188

Kohzu America Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Kohzu Precision Co., Ltd. of Japan, offers the most comprehensive source of sophisticated precision motion instruments used by the scientific and industrial communities.

Our product line includes rotary, linear, swivel-arc stages capable of sub-micron accuracy, goniometers, monochromators and diffractometers.

If you're looking for the world's finest motion instruments and require demanding mechanical stability, moment-load stiffness and durability, Kohzu's precision motion and measurement instruments are the answer.

Lambda Americas
405 Essex Road
Neptune, NJ 07753

Telephone number: 1.732.922.9300
Fax number: 1.732-922-1441

AC-DC High Power Solutions to 90kW, Capacitor Charging to 65kV
Programmable AC/DC Power Supplies.

Lambda Americas Inc. is a leading producer of high current and high voltage power sources. Their products provide power to many of today's semiconductor, automotive and research systems, particle physics research and other laboratory and industrial processes. The complete range with common interface controls is unique from one company. The new Genesys&#8482; Series now offers standard current summing in parallel and Optional LAN Interface.

MDC Vacuum Products, LLC / Insulator Seal
23842 Cabot Boulevard
Hayward, CA 94545

Telephone number: 1.510.265.3500
Fax number: 1.510.887.0626

MDC stocks thousands of off-the-shelf components and provides the widest product range of high and ultrahigh vacuum components in the industry. The MDC product line is detailed on our technically based website, as well as in our latest 528-page catalog. The MDC product line consists of flanges, fittings, valves, roughing hardware, vacuum gauge tubes, glass sapphire and quartz viewports, electrical and fluid feedthroughs, motion and manipulation instruments, thin film electron-beam evaporation systems and surface science chambers. MDC is an ISO 9001:2000 registered company.

Insulator Seal has established a global reputation for providing high reliability product and prompt delivery of UHV-grade electrical feedthroughs and optical viewports for ceramic-metal seal applications including semiconductor equipment, analytical instrumentation, UHV devices, and commercial and institutional research facilities. Product lines include multi-pin, low/high current power, coaxial, liquid, thermocouple & RF feedthroughs, optical viewports, and vacuum breaks and envelopes. ISI is an ISO 9001:2000 registered company.

Mar USA / Rayonix, L.L.C.
1880 Oak Avenue, Suite 120
Evanston, IL 60201

Telephone number: 1.847.869.1548
Fax number: 1.847.869.1587

Originally called Mar USA, Rayonix, L.L.C. is known internationally for providing the highest quality imaging X-ray detector systems for diffraction and scattering applications. Our commitment to unparalleled reliability, high performance, ease of use, and excellent service, has positioned our detectors at the forefront of both synchrotron and laboratory X-ray science.

Our current products include the RX165 detector (an improved version of the renowned MarCCD 165), and the multi-element RX mosaic (MarMosaic)detectors. The mosaic detectors provide seamless, high performance imaging up to 225 mm x 225 mm, 300 mm x 300 mm, or 325 mm x 325 mm. Newly developed high-efficiency (HE) versions of all of these detectors are also available, with outstanding signal to noise ratio, making them particularly suitable for weak scatterers and microcrystals. We also continue to be the North American distributor for the popular Marresearch Mar345 Image Plate system.

The highly automated MarDTB goniostat makes an excellent addition to our detector systems, particularly for macromolecular crystallography. The MarDTB can be combined with the MarCSC cryogenic sample changer accessory and one of our detectors to make a remarkably affordable synchrotron endstation.

Midwest Vacuum, Inc.
201 E. Ogden Avenue, Suite 15
Hinsdale, IL 60521

Telephone number: 1.630.323.5399
Fax number: 1.630.323.2142

Midwest Vacuum, Inc. is a supplier of Vacuum to UHV Components, Chamber, Pumps, valves, instrumentation and special requirements parts and systems. Midwest Vacuum, Inc. is in business for 23 years in the Midwest Region.

Minarik Automation
1261 Wiley Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Telephone number: 1.847.273.9050
Fax number: 1.847.273.9060

Minarik Automation & Control, A National Distributor of Motion Control products has been providing total solutions for the automation and control industry for over 50 years. We are proud to represent product lines from some of the nations top suppliers in the Automation Industry. Our extensive breadth of technologies include, Nanomotion ultrasonic precision motors and amplifiers, parallel kinematic robotic systems and vacuum and non vacuum Linear and Theta Stages from Alio Industries, high performance Multi Axis Motion Control products from ACS Motion Control and Ethernet I/O Fieldbus Systems from Wago Corporation. Minarik, one source for your automation and control needs.

MiTeGen, LLC
95 Brown Road, Suite 135
Ithaca, NY 14852

Telephone number: 1.607.266.8877
Fax number: 1.607.697.0400

MiTeGen provides the optimal mounting systems and manipulation tools for x-ray crystallography, powder diffraction, and SAXS. Our primary products are the MicroMounts, MicroMeshes, Micro RT system, MicroTools, and Bases. We are developing new crystallographic technologies, and we are becoming the American distributor for Jena Biosciences which will add crystallization solutions, etc to our product line.

Motion Industries
1028 Moen Avenue
Rockdale , IL 60436

Telephone number: 1.815.725.6720
Fax number: 1.815.725.6983

Motion Industries is the largest industrial power transmission distributor in the United States. Our product line includes bearings, mechanical and electrical PT, hose & couplings, fluid power, and linear products.

8025 Lamon Avenue
Skokie, IL 60077

Telephone number: 1.847.679.NANO (6266)

NanoInk is a leading supplier of nanolithography and nanoencryption technologies including Dip Pen Nanolithography (DPN). DPN is the process of using a silicon nitride contact mode AFM tip or other nanostylus to directly write a molecular ink onto a surface with nanoscale resolution and registry. DPN is a low energy technique that requires no masks giving it unique advantages over other nanolithography techniques.

Newport Corp.
1791 Deere Avenue
Irvine, CA 92602

Telephone number: 1.949.863.3144
Fax number: 1.949.253.1680

Newport is a premier global resource for customers that need to make, manage, and measure light. As a company we have over 40 years of dedication to the research market delivering quality products and complete solutions for the lab environment. Our research customers benefit from innovative single-source solutions ranging from the light source to detection, backed by outstanding customer service, value and applicable expertise to enhance their research efforts.

Omicron NanoTechnology USA
14850 Scenic Heights Road, Suite 140
Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Telephone number: 1.952.345.5240
Fax number: 1.952.294.8043

OMICRON NanoTechnology is the premier supplier of UHV systems and instrumentation for research at the nanoscale. We invite you to visit our display to view the latest data obtained from our new Low Temperature (<4 K) Atomic Force Microscope. We will also be presenting a new system developed for the manufacture of magnetic nanostructures via in-situ growth and FIB, followed by characterization with SEMPA and electrical probing direct on nanostructures.

Oxford Danfysik
Unit 1 Ferry Mills
Osney Mead
Oxford OX2 0ES
United Kingdom

Telephone number: 011.44.865.320300
Fax number: 011.44.1865.320301

Oxford Danfysik has nearly two decades of experience working with X-rays and has an extensive portfolio consisting of detectors, diagnostics, monochromotors, mirrors and many other field proven components.

Contact us today to find out how you could benefit from these standard products or utilise our experience to develop custom solutions.

Oxford Instruments
816 North Vail Avenue
Arlington Heights, IL 60004

Telephone number: 1.847.590.9581
Fax number: 1.847.483.1455

Oxford Instruments provides high performance environments for low temperature / high magnetic field research and process applications.

Oxford Instruments has a strong capability in advanced cryogenics and applied superconductivity. Through the application of these technologies we deliver solutions that meet the exacting needs of scientists working at the forefront of fundamental physics, applied physics, materials science and next generation device development. With an extensive customer network, a strong reputation for performance and quality, we value the support we have provided to world leading research scientists in their pursuit of excellence.

The current range of products includes optimized modular equipment that can be configured for a wide range of applications. In addition, customized equipment can be provided, tailored to meet the specific requirements of the most demanding research programs. The range includes variable temperature sample environments based on 4He, 3He and 3He/4He dilution refrigerator technology. These can be configured with interfaces to optical, X-ray, particle beam, high vacuum and other forms of measurement system. The company has a unique capability to integrate a wide range of superconducting magnet products to provide specific magnet field capabilities. All systems are provided with electronic and software control to provide a powerful user interface -- we offer the complete package. Our world-class service & support network supports all this and our OI Direct spares and accessories supply.

PGT Instruments
303C College Road East
Princeton, NJ 08540

Telephone number: 1.609.924.7310
Fax number: 1.609.924.1729

PGT Instruments is a manufacturer of the industry's highest resolution x-ray spectroscopy detectors and associated pulse processors and software. PGT manufactures Si(Li) detectors, hyperpure germanium detectors and SDD detector systems.

PGT has produced Si(li) and HPGe multi-element detector arrays for synchrotrons in North America, including the APS and NLS, in Asia at Spring-8 and most recently at the ESRF. PGT single element detectors are in use in various accelerators world-wide.

Pfeiffer Vacuum
24 Trafalgar Square
Nashua, NH 03063

Telephone number: 1.603.578.6500
Fax number: 1.603.578.6550

Pfeiffer Vacuum stands for innovative solutions, high technology and reliable products as well as outstanding service. For more than 100 years, we have been setting milestones in vacuum technology with our products. Our comprehensive line of products and services ranges from individual components to complex vacuum systems. As a leading supplier in vacuum technology, Pfeiffer Vacuum has the right solution for every application. Quality and worldwide service play a decisive role in our work. With the invention of the turbopump Pfeiffer Vacuum has been setting new standards in vacuum engineering. Pfeiffer Vacuum is the world market leader in this field. With a close-knit, worldwide sales and service network, we are never far away. Long years of customer and application specific experience make Pfeiffer Vacuum your ideal partner. High-quality, reliable products, first-class service, and competent advice are Pfeiffer Vacuum's strengths!

Product Lines:

  • Turbopumps
  • Rotary Vane Pumps
  • Dry Pumps
  • Roots Pumps
  • Leak Detectors
  • Mass Spectrometry
  • Vacuum Measurement
  • Valves, Fittings, and other Vacuum Installation Components

Company Key Products

Vacuum Pumps- Vacuum pumps include turbomolecular pumps in standard with integrated controller, corrosive series or magnetically suspended versions. We also manufacture rotary vane pumps with magnetic coupling, dry, diaphragm and Roots pumps as well as vacuum pumping stations.

Vacuum Instruments- Total pressure gauges and controllers in both analog and digital versions. Residual gas analyzers and quadrupole mass spectrometers. New Prisma Plus gas analyzer provides the highest sensitivity gas analysis for process control. Helium leak detector includes the new SmartTest. An entire line of valves, fittings and flanges are also available.

Phase 1 Technology Corp.
46 Jefryn Boulevard
Deer Park, NY 11729

Telephone number: 1.631.254.2600
Fax number: 1.631.254.2695

Phase 1 Technology Corp. is a vertically integrated supplier of products and solutions for video imaging, microscopy, machine vision and our own HI IQ MICROSCOPE and video systems. We represent major manufacturers such as: SONY, Siemens, Dalsa, Fujinon and Hitachi.

Phytron, Inc.
600 Blair Park Road, Suite 220
Williston, VT 05495

Telephone number: 1.802.872.1600
Fax number: 1.802-872-0311

Phytron develops and produces stepper motors and stages as well as control units in various designs as well as for extreme environments. Our innovative technology and progressive way of thinking leads us to closely work with our customers. We will help you find the most suitable solution for your needs.

Princeton Instruments/Acton
3660 Quakerbridge Road
Trenton, NJ 08619

Telephone number: 609.587.9797
Fax number: 609.587.1970

Princeton Instruments/Acton designs and manufactures high-performance, camera, spectrograph and optics based solutions for the imaging, x-ray, spectroscopy and surveillance markets.  We cater to both the scientific research community and Original Equipment Manufacturers.  Our commitment to continuous innovation in R&D and manufacturing process, coupled with a proven "Voice of Customer" program ensures that our customers are always at the forefront of technology and reliability while pushing the boundaries of discovery.

Pro-Dex -- Oregon Micro Systems
1800 NW 169th Place, Suite C100
Beaverton, OR 97006

Telephone number: 1.503.629.8081
Fax number: 1.503.629.0688

Pro-Dex, Oregon Micro System products include multi-axis motion controllers for servo and stepper motors. Controllers for VME bus, ISA, PCI, Ethernet and serial interface for control up to 8-axis on a single board. Off the shelf or customization for unique requiremenets.

Rigaku Americas
9009 New Trails Drive
The Woodlands, TX 77381

Telephone number: 1.281.362.2300, ext. 122
Fax number: 1.281.362.3628

Rigaku is the world's leading resource for single crystal X-ray diffraction hardware, software and contract services. We offer fully integrated small and macromolecular X-ray diffraction systems. Our product line includes Rigaku imaging plate detectors and CCD detectors, Rigaku generators, X-ray optical systems, cryo-cooling devices and peripheral devices.

Struck Innovative Systeme
Harksheider Str. 102
22399 Hamburg

Telephone number:
Fax number:

Struck Innovative Systeme will present modules from its renown VME Multiscaler (MCS) family, VME interfaces and VME digitizers with 100/200 MHz sampling rate and 12/14/16-bit resolution. The concept of the novel SIS3350 4 channel 500 MHz 12-bit VME digitizer will be demonstrated.

Synergy Vacuum, Inc.
P.O. Box 2084
Montrose, CO 81401

Telephone number: 1.970.240.9228
Fax number: 1.970.240.9229

Synergy Vacuum, Inc.- The Original Oil-Free Anest Iwata ISP/DVSL series scroll vacuum pumps; High-capacity oil-free scroll and hydrocarbon-free blower pumping systems. OEM parts and OEM authorized service for all Anest Iwata manufactured scroll pumps. Single point of contact maintenance services for most roughing and high vacuum pumps;

THK America, Inc.
200 E Commerce Drive
Schaumburg, IL 60173

Telephone number: 1.847.310.5813
Fax number: 1.847.310.1182

THK's creative ideas and unique technology made the company worldwide pioneers in the development of the Linear Motion (LM) Guide mechanism. Today, our LM Guide devices are an indispensable component of mechanical and electronic systems in a wide variety of industries. THK has also developed many other unique mechanical components, including the Ball Spline, Ball Screws and Link Balls, which are manufactured by us for supply to customers worldwide.

2400 Philmont Avenue
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006

Telephone number: 1.215.938.4440
Fax number: 1.215.938.4423

Televac is an innovative company whose only business is producing products for vacuum measurement and control. Our company offers a full suite of measurement capabilities and offers instruments that power diaphragm, thermocouple, convection, cold cathode, ionization, and capacitance diaphragm sensors. Whether you require something to measure the vacuum in a single chamber or a whole plant full of complex vacuum systems, we have what you need and the expertise to assist you in selecting the most cost effective measurement solution.

TecRep Corp
1919 S. Highland Avenue, Suite 330-A
Lombard, IL 60148

Telephone number: 1.800.755.9110
Fax number: 1.630.627.9129

TecRep is a Manufacturer's Representative specializing in hardware and software tools utilized in engineering and highly technical disciplines. Products include: Electronic Test and Measurement Instrumentation, Pulse Height Analyzers, Oscilloscopes, Data Aquisition, EMD/ESD Test Solutions, Optical Instrumentation, Rackmount Enclosures and Complete Test Integration Services. TecRep proudly represents:

Please visit our website at for a full list of the manufacturer's we represent.


VG Scienta, Inc.
37A Pleasant Street, Unit 1
Newburyport, MA 01950

Telephone number: 1.978.462.0772
Fax number: 1. 978.462.1171

The new VG Scienta is the world's premiere supplier of vacuum components, surface analysis instruments, and UHV systems to industry, research and development firms, and the scientific community. VG Scienta remains at the cutting edge of science with over 30 years experience in HV and UHV technology.

Vacuum One
3717 N. Ravenswood, Suite 240
Chicago, IL 60613

Telephone number: 1.773.244.3102
Fax number: 1.773.244.3975

At Vacuum One, our goal is to offer total vacuum solutions with an emphasis on the highest quality products and unparalleled customer service.  Vacuum One represents the following companies:

  • Oerlikon Leybold Vacuum (turbopumps + vane pumps)
  • Inficon (leak detectors, RGAs, thin film controllers)
  • Nor-Cal Products (vacuum hardware)
  • CTI-Cryogenics (cryopumps + waterpumps)
  • Granville-Phillips (vacuum gauges + controllers)
  • Polycold (closed-loop cryogenic refrigeration)
  • Gamma Vacuum (formerly Physical Electronics -- ion pumps + ion pump controllers)
  • SAES Getters (non-evaporable getters)
  • ADVACO (vacuum pump rebuilds)
  • KLA-Tencor (surface profilers)
  • Toho Technology (thin film stress measurement)
  • MPF Products (electrical feedthroughs, breaks, and viewports)
  • Advanced Research Systems, Inc. (cryostats)
  • Intlvac (coating systems)
  • Lydall (Affinity chillers & heat exchangers)
  • AXIC (semiconductor plasma, RTP, and thin film metrology equipment)

Please contact us at 773-244-3102, via email at, or visit us on the web at .

Varian, Inc.
121 Hartwell Avenue
Lexington, MA 02421

Telephone number: 1.630.761.9855
Fax number: 1.630.761.9755

Varian is a world leader in the application of high vacuum equipment. The VacIon pump, Conflat flange and Contra Flow leak detection were all invented by Varian, each is a world standard.

Veeco Instruments
112 Robin Hill Road
Santa Barbara, CA 93117

Telephone number: 1.805.967.1400
Fax number: 1.805.967.7717

Veeco Scanning Probe Microscopes (SPM) drive the world's leading-edge research in life science, materials science semiconductor, polymers, electrochemistry, and many other applications.

WIENER, Plein & Baus, Ltd.
300 East Auburn Avenue
Springfield, OH 45505

Telephone number: 1.937.324.2420
Fax number: 1.937.324.2425

High performance electronic instrumentation and data acquisition for physics research:

  • ISEG: High voltage, modules, NIM, CAMAC, VME, systems [ ]
  • HYTEC: CAMAC & VME slow control, EPICS support[ ]
  • MESYTEC: detector read-out electronic, pre-amplifier, amplifier, discriminators, DAQ systems [ ]
  • WIENER, low voltage power supplies, crate controllers, powered crates for VME, VXI, NIM, CAMAC [ ]

WITec Instruments
101 Tomaras Avenue
Savoy, IL 61874

Telephone number: 1.217.351.9705

WITec is a manufacturer of high performance instrumentation for scientific and industrial applications focused on new solutions for Optical and Scanning Probe Microscopy: SNOM (NSOM), Confocal Raman Microscopy, AFM, SPM, PFM. Our success and reputation is based on a commitment to quality, flexibility and innovation. The Alpha300R, Confocal Raman Microscope offers the unique ability to acquire chemical information by non-destructive method. The efficient combination optics and very sensitive detectors reduces integration times to milliseconds per pixel.

Xradia, Inc.
5052 Commercial Circle
Concord, CA 94520

Telephone number: 1.925.288.1228, ext. 1114
Fax number: 1.925.288.0310

Xradia is the leader in providing innovative non-destructive high resolution 3D x-ray tomographic transmission microscopes and SEM based x-ray fluorescence imaging systems with powerful new capabilities. Xradia's systems are finding application in medical implants/devices, life sciences, nanotechnology, semiconductors, MEMS and other areas where sub 50 nm to 1 micron resolution is required.


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