Vacuum, Surfaces and Coatings VSC


  • Design, construction, operation, maintenance and upgrade of high and ultra high vacuum systems for accelerators and detectors;
    • Expertise and support on thin-walled vacuum chambers, windows and bellows compensation systems.
    • Expertise in vacuum sealing and leak-tightness technology.
    • Expertise in dynamic vacuum phenomena.
    • Management of the industrial support contract for vacuum work in accelerators.
    • Expertise in vacuum control systems, vacuum interlocks and monitoring tools.
    • Simulation of pressure profiles and synchrotron radiation distribution in accelerators.
  • Coatings, surfaces treatments, surface and chemical analysis for accelerators and detectors. Expertise and support in the fields of:#
    • Coatings, electroplating and surface cleaning techniques.
    • Plasma characterisation and simulation.
    • UHV characterization of material and surfaces.
    • Degassing analysis and treatments.
Mandate 2021-2025