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 High-Vacuum Space Simulation Facility (HVSSF)

 

SPL has set up the HVSSF in which pressure of  ~ 1e-7 mbar is regularly achieved within 4 hours to test & calibrate space-borne instruments.

 

The HVSSF at SPL

 

The Ion source: The HVSSF is equipped with a variable energy (30 eV – 1 keV) ion source for developing, testing and calibrating the  instruments for space missions. 

The Ion Source

 

The Electrons source: The HVSSF is also equipped with a variable energy (1 eV – 2 keV) electron source for developing, testing and calibrating the experiments for space missions. 

The Electron Source

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