HALO QRP

Moisture monitor for low-pressure chambers (down to 1 Torr)

Applications

  • Gas Quality Control
  • High-Brightness LEDs
  • Research & Development
  • Semiconductor Process Tools
Detection
(Matrix independent)
Range LDL (peak-to-peak) Sensitivity (3σ)
H2O0 – 12 mTorrpp
(1200 ppm @ 10 Torr)
1 μTorrpp
(see chart for ppb units)
0.5 μTorrpp
(see chart for ppb units)
Performance
Operating range See Detection Capability table
Detection limit (LDL, 24 h peak-to-peak) See Detection Capability table
Sensitivity (3σ) See Detection Capability table
Precision (1σ, greater of) ± 1% or 1/3 of Sensitivity
Accuracy (greater of) ± 5% or 1/2 of LDL
Speed of response 1 to 2 minutes (if not flow-limited)
Environmental conditions 10°C to 40°C, 30% to 80% RH (non-condensing)
Storage temperature -10°C to 50°C
Gas Handling System and Conditions*
Wetted materials 316L stainless steel (corrosive gas version optional), 10 Ra surface finish
Gas connections 1/4" male VCR inlet & outlet
Leak tested to 1 x 10-9 mbar l / sec
Inlet pressure 1 – 1000 Torr
Outlet pressure <20 mTorr (0.027 mbar)
Sample gases§ N2, H2, HCl, Ar (standard)
  He, Cl2 (optional)
Gas temperature Up to 60°C (in detection cell)
Dimensions, H x W x D
Standard sensor 8.73" x 8.57" x 23.6" (222 mm x 218 mm x 599 mm)
Sensor rack (fits up to two sensors) 8.73" x 19.0" x 23.6" (222 mm x 483 mm x 599 mm)
Weight
Standard sensor 30 lbs (13.4 kg)
Electrical
Alarm indicators 2 user programmable, 1 system fault, Form C relays
Power requirements 90 – 240 VAC 50/60 Hz
Power consumption 40 Watts max.
Signal output Isolated 4–20 mA per sensor
User interfaces 5.7" LCD touchscreen (display-less version optional)
  10/100 Base-T Ethernet, RS-232
  802.11g Wireless (optional), Modbus TCP (optional)
Patents
U.S. Patent #7,277,177  
   
*Vacuum source required  
Pressure requirements for moisture measurement −
for gas purge in standby mode, inlet pressure limit
is 15 psig (1500 Torr)
 
§HCl and Cl2 sample gases may require corrosive gas
version, please contact us for more information.
 
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HALO QRP Brochure (PDF)

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Moisture Measurement Best Practices Review

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Moisture Monitoring in Low-Temperature Silicon-Germanium Epitaxy

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