V(a) – Cleaning, cleanliness and surface treatments

  • Basics – what are you trying to achieve – and why – what is clean
  • Options:
    • Aqueous
    • Solvent
    • CO2 snow
    • Bead blasting
    • Glow discharge
    • Vacuum firing
    • Ex-situ bakeout (prebaked vacuum chamber and component)
    • In-situ bakeout
  • Surface treatment:
    • Etching
    • Mechanical and chemical polishing
    • Coatings for low outgassing
    • Low SEY coating
    • NEG coating

Key dates

  • Early registration deadline [Extended]:
    31 May 2018
  • Registration deadline:
    5 June 2018